In 2005, an unknown Irish boxer beat Mike Tyson in front of hundreds of thousands of people. Then he disappeared. https://vimeo.com/57383151 Filmmaker Joshua Z Weinstein rediscovers boxer Kevin McBride, raising his children in a gritty Boston suburb. Kevinʼs body is deteriorating, yet he compulsively continues to fight. This lyrical film finds a boxer at the end of his career – engaging in the Sisyphean task that is his life. via IBEATMIKETYSON.com
The date: February 18, 1985. The place: New York, NY, at the Garden. The era: the dawn of professional wrestling's golden age. Spearheaded by the "Rock N' Wrestling" promotional campaign, the lead up to the first Wrestlemania (which would take place the following month) saw Vince McMahon and the then-named WWF put on the show The War to Settle the Score. The main event that night saw Hulk Hogan successfully retaining his WWF championship over the hated heel Rowdy Roddy Piper. After the match the locker room was a joyous place, as you can see. Cyndi Lauper, Captain Lou Albano,...
Co-directors Bobbito Garcia and Kevin Couliau visit 180 courts throughout NYC’s five boroughs in this documentary. Here's a taste of what's to come this summer when the film is set to be released. https://vimeo.com/40780968