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Michael Minard, 15:16

Mature content. In the months between beating an opponent to death in the ring and battling for the next title, a journeyman boxer, Abdul Gillings, is forced to examine if he can survive the sport. Abdul is preparing for the biggest fight of his career. but, when a neurologist suspects a chronic brain injury, she hesitates to sign Abdul’s health certificate, threatening his chances of becoming a champion.

Credits

Directed and written by Michael Molina Minard. Produced by Ophelia Harutyunyan and Michel Stolnicki. Photographed by Angelos Rompolis. Principal cast: Jon Michael Hill (as Abdul), Alfie Fuller, Germar Gardner.