Director: Bruce Weber Run Time: 75 min. Format: DCP Rating: NR Release Year: 1987
Starring: Andy Minsker, Jason Randol, Rodney Pursel, Sean Bedwell
Filmed in black-and-white and set to the music of Chet Baker, Julie London and other jazz greats, Bruce Weber’s documentary captures the world of the Mount Scott Boxing Club near Portland, Oregon. At the small, successful club, former Golden Gloves boxing champion Andy Minsker devotes himself to training hopeful young athletes as they rise through the boxing ranks. As the film’s main focus, Minsker is unwavering in his enthusiasm and support of his protégés.