Florida Premiere. New Jersey’s 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. She doesn’t believe anything will ever be too hard for her. The teenager has been training hard since she was seven to reach the top in a male-dominated world, and she’s confident that she’s as tough as the best of them. Pedro also knows how tough she is, which only makes him worry about her more when she’s in the ring. When a devastating diagnosis threatens the father-daughter tandem, the pair turn to each other to fight their greatest opponent yet: cancer. With great access to Jesselyn and her father, director Emily Sheskin tells a multi-year, incredibly moving story of passion, determination and resilience that goes beyond the ring.

Film Screenings

April 6 @ 2:00 pm

Regal Hollywood screen #8

April 10 @ 1:00 pm

Regal Hollywood – screen #3


  • Country:
    United States
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  • Runtime:
    90 minutes
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  • Director:
    Emily Sheskin
  • Producer:
    Ben Kainz
  • Cast:
    Jesselyn Silva, Pedro Silva
  • Cinematographer:
    Paul Yee
  • Editor:
    Katie Turinski

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