Filmmaker Ricki Stern delivers a knock-out punch in this portrait of two teenagers seeking refuge and respect in a neighborhood gym in the South Bronx. Fueled by the dream of becoming big-time boxing champs, Joey and José unexpectedly get lessons in life from two surrogate fathers when trainers Angel and Camacho step into their corner. A powerful reminder of how local heroes, wherever they may be found, can shape the lives of young people as they begin sparring with adulthood.
Does sentencing a teenager to life without parole serve society? This eye-opening film reveals a justice system that routinely condemns young Americans to die in prison. This is the story of one of those children, now a young man, seeking a second chance in Florida.
In a community where silence is seen as necessary for survival, immigrant activist Angy Rivera joins a generation of Dreamers ready to push for change in the only home she's ever known — the United States.