The Champion - Documentary short - Trailer

submitted by reymondo777 on 07/15/18 1

See the full film here: vimeo.com/135497440 Estaifan Shilata risked everything to leave his home country of Iraq and pursue his dream of boxing. Although his journey to immigrate the United States is filled with struggle, his unique personality and perspective, along with the connection he shares with his family, reveal why he is "The Champion." One of the "5 Essential New Short Films From the Palm Springs ShortsFest" www.indiewire.com/article/5-essential-new-short-films-from-the-palm-springs-shortsfest-20150625 www.facebook.com/thechosenchampion www.thechampionfilm.com Honored to receive awards from the following festivals: Winner - Aspen Shortsfest - Best Documentary Winner - Rhode Island International Film Festival - Grand Prize Viola M. Marshall Audience Choice Award - Documentary Short Winner - deadCENTER Film Festival - Best Documentary Short Winner - Wood's Hole Film Festival - Audience Choice Award Winner - Fargo Film Festival - Best Documentary Short Winner - Art of Brooklyn Film Festival - Best Documentary short Winner - South Dakota Film Festival - Jury Award for Excellence in Filmmaking Winner - BCN Sports Film Festival - Premi Al Millor Documental Winner - Tulsa American Film Festival - Best Documentary Short Winner - WILDSound FEEDBACK Festival - Best Short Film Winner - Canton Film Festival - Best Documentary Short Winner - Chicago Reel Shorts Film Festival - Audience Award Winner - Tributary Film Festival - Best Documentary short Winner - Shadow Box Film Festival - Best Short Sidewalk Shorts Honorable Mention - Sidewalk Film Festival Official Selection: Palm Springs International Shortfest 2015 San Francisco Doc Fest 2015 Heartland Film Festival 2015 Milwaukee Film Festival 2015 Coronado Island Film Festival 2016 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival 2016 Capital City Film Festival 2016 MOSTRA de Filmes Americanos 2016 Independent Film Festival of Boston 2016 Maryland Film Festival 2016 Canadian Sports Film Festival 2016 Hobnobben Film Festival 2016 Middle Coast Film Festival 2016 Heart of Gold Film Festival 2016 Prairie State Film Festival 2016 Interrobang Film Festival 2016 Free Range Film Festival 2016 NYC Short Documentary Film Festival 2016 Naperville Independent Film Festival 2016 St. Cloud Film Festival 2016 Directed by Patrick McGowan and Brett Garamella Boxing Cinematography: Nathan McGarigal Motion Graphic Designer: Noah Shulman Young Estaifan: Lorenzo Montanez Music "If You Want" by Nomo www.nomomusic.com itunes.apple.com/us/album/new-tones/id933398186 "Black Balloons" by Local Natives www.thelocalnatives.com itunes.apple.com/us/album/hummingbird/id582977700

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