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IFC Center
Saturday, Nov 11, 2023 12:30 PM
Fifteen-year-old boxer Jesselyn Silva is on the cusp of making the Olympic team when she and her father, Pedro, are faced with their greatest opponent yet: cancer.
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FF Admission General Admission - $20.00
FF Admission Child - $18.00
FF Admission Senior - $18.00

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NYC PREMIERE New Jersey’s own Jesselyn Silva, a three-time national boxing champion, is on her way to superstardom, dominating the junior ranks at the age of 15. With her every step of the way is her father, Pedro, a single parent who helps her navigate coaches, training schedules, and the angst of teenage life. When a devastating diagnosis threatens the father-daughter tandem, the pair turn to each other to fight their greatest opponent yet: cancer. - Brandon Harrison 

The first screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Emily Sheskin, producer Ben Kainz, director of photography Paul Yee, and editor Kate Turinski.

This film contains the following accessibility options for viewers:
Closed Captioning for in-person screenings at IFC Center and Village East by Angelika
Closed Captioning for online screenings

All in-person screening venues provide sound amplification headphones upon request with venue management. IFC Center can also provide a T-Coil loop for compatible devices.

Film Details
Country:United States of America
Running Time:90
Director:Emily Sheskin
Executive Producer:Mark Grande
Justin Barnes
Rob Meyers
Emily Sheskin
Producer:Ben Kainz
Editor:Katie Turinski
Cinematographer:Paul Yee
Publicist:Versus NYC
Sales Agent:Versus NY
Film Genres:Sports and Games
Women and Girls
Health and Wellness
Latinx/Latin American
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