Prizefighter

Sponsored by Windows on the Water

This animated film depicts three days in the life of boxing legend Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight champion, as he battles his fiercest opponent – racism. The incredibly creative animation presents dynamic characters that are made entirely from chewing gum wrappers, and the film was shot and edited on iPhones. 6 min. Animated/experimental. USA
Watch the trailer here

Key cast: Keith David, Peter Macon, Eve Adam
Director/Writer/Producer: Lyndon Barrois
Website: https://pro.imdb.com/name/nm0057624/

Friday 4:15pm Downtown Cinemas
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