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Victor Young Perez
This film tells the incredible true story of a Tunisian Jewish boxer who became the World Flyweight Champion in 1931 and 1932. His romance with the French-Italian actress Mireille Balin increased his fame but because of his Jewish heritage, Perez was arrested in Paris on September 21, 1943 and transported…
Becoming A Better Boxer Vol. 1
This video is volume one of a three-part series featuring Kenny Weldon. In this program, Kenny shares the same training techniques and tips that he has used to train some of the top boxers in the world. Topics covered on this video include: the evaluation line, jump boxes, the rack,…
Becoming A Better Boxer Vol 3
This video is volume three of a three-part series featuring Kenny Weldon. In this program, Kenny shares the same training techniques and tips that he has used to train some of the top boxers in the world. Advanced topics covered on this video include: ring techniques, evaluation line, double end…
Becoming A Better Boxer Vol. 2
This video is volume two of a three-part series featuring Kenny Weldon. In this program, Kenny shares the same training techniques and tips that he has used to train some of the top boxers in the world. Topics covered on this video include: the ten punches that you need to…
Muhammad Ali
Part of the Series: In Their Own Words
He changed boxing almost as much as he changed the world. Follow Muhammad Ali's rise from Columbia Gym in Louisville, Kentucky to international fame, as he transcended his great athletic achievements to become one of the most influential Americans of his time. His once-polarizing figure ultimately became a beloved and…
Split Decision - A Boxer Must Choose Between Two Cultures
Talented boxer Jesus "El Matador" Chavez finds his rise to the world championship cut short when he is deported to Mexico for a youthful crime in his past. Back in the country he left as a child, Jesus faces two new battles: the fight for the right to return to…
Icons Of Our Time: Muhammad Ali
Part of the Series: Icons Of Our Time
Muhammad Ali not only considered among the greatest heavyweights in boxing history but arguably the greatest sports personality of all time. We meet George Lois the man behind the legendary Esquire cover, and Lawrence Lusting who photographed many of Ali's fights
Fight to the Max - Louisiana Prison Boxing Championships 
From Simeon Soffer (director of the Academy Award nominated documentary THE WILDEST SHOW IN THE SOUTH) comes the new film FIGHT TO THE MAX, which spotlights the Louisiana Prison Boxing Championships and the trials and tribulations of incarcerated boxers who fight for pride and redemption in one of the country's…
A Promise to My Father - One Survivor's Journey through the Holocaust
We re-trace the steps of Holocaust survivor Israel Arbeiter as he returns to Poland and Germany for the final time to look for items buried in 1939 in the basement of his old home in Plock, Poland as the German army advanced. We also travel with "Izzy" to Treblinka death…
The Endless Summer - The Search for the Perfect Wave
This classic documentary is the ultimate surfing adventure, crossing the globe in search of the perfect wave. From the uncharted waters of West Africa, to the shark-filled seas of Australia, to the tropical paradise of Tahiti and beyond, two California surfers, Robert August and Mike Hynson, accomplish in a few…
The Auschwitz Dialogs
Everyone knows the concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz. But, have you heard of a small Polish town named Oswiecim? A young team of filmmakers arrives at this site, where a bizarre memory conflict between Polish and Jewish remembrances on the Holocaust takes place. The filmmakers find themselves caught in the…
Unforgivable Blackness - The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson
PBS
Jack Johnson -- the first African-American Heavyweight Champion of the World, whose dominance over his white opponents spurred furious debates and race riots in the early 20th century -- enters the ring once again in January 2005 when PBS airs Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson, a…