The Boxers of Brule

Shorts

New York Premiere

USA | 39 MINUTES

THE BOXERS OF BRULE

Documentary
Shaionna, a young Lakota woman, creates a girls’ boxing team to combat the youth suicide epidemic threatening the Lower Brule Sioux Reservation. With the odds stacked against her, she must confront her own demons while fighting to bring hope and healing to her community.

Screening with Shorts: Sport Shorts



CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Jessie Adler

Jessie Adler is a documentary filmmaker with roots in fine art photography and sociology. She holds a BFA from SUNY Purchase College and an MFA from the School of Visual Arts. The Boxers of Brule is her directorial debut.
Director
Jessie Adler
Producer
Jessie Adler, Hanna Nordenswan, Tracy Rector
Screenwriter
Jessie Adler
Cinematographer
Jessie Adler
Editor
Jessie Adler
Executive Producer
Marcie Hume
Co-Producer
Shiala Grey-Sky King
Composer
Alexandra Kalinowski
Consulting producer
Beth Levison
Consulting editor
Lynn True
Cast
Shaionna Grass Rope, Shilea Grass Rope Davita Thompson

CONTACTS

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