SHORT FILM // 26 MINS
PRODUCTION COMPANY // Betterdays, New Lease Films
STANDING EIGHT is about a boxer who is forced to retire and contend with life outside of the ring after being diagnosed with systemic lupus. The conflict in the story is twofold, it's not only about a boxer facing the obstacle of a physical fight, it's also about a man who is at war with himself, who has to ask himself what's most important in his life.
30 Official Selections
4 Honorable Mentions
11 Festival awards
Betterdays is currently developing a feature based on their award winning short.