Revolution in the Ring

Shorts

World Premiere

USA | 23 MINUTES

REVOLUTION IN THE RING

Sports, Documentary
The story of Cuban boxer Teofilo Stevenson, who in 1962 chose to stay in his home country rather than defect, this film examines through the lens of Cuban-American politics how his life and the life of the Cuban people were dramatically altered by the embargo.

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CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Jason Sklaver

Jason Sklaver’s filmography includes Grey Areas, and The Kidnapping, which screened at numerous festivals. Sklaver has executive-produced and directed pilots, and series and has served as Executive Producer, Showrunner, and Director for multiple networks. He is working on a film on the fifteen year anniversary of 9/11, as well as The Life and Death of Tupac Shakur.
Director
Jason Sklaver
Screenwriter
n/a
Cast
Teofilo Stevenson

CONTACTS

Press Contact
Jennifer Cingari Christie
ESPN
New York, NY 10023
Phone: 646 547 5840
jennifer.j.cingari@espn.com