One young boxer explores fighting and faith in this Emmy-nominated short film. Coached by the legendary Freddie Roach in Los Angeles, Kid Yamaka is on a quest for redemption.
He takes the fighting spirit of survival of all Jewish people into the ring with him, as he hopes to make his mark on boxing while overcoming a life of crime and family struggles.
“One punch can change your whole life and your whole career. Like, I’m in a sport where you actually can die. The reality is, that’s my brain pushing up against my skull. Do I still put it at risk?”