“The Last Lesson,” a short film about the final boxing lesson from an esteemed boxing trainer and a young aspiring boxer. 15-year-old Sofia is given a lesson unlike any other lesson at her local gym, in a hope to keep her inspired to pursue her dreams.

The Film

If you want to read, I might suggest a good book, perhaps Melville. That’s why they call it, the dummy copy. This, of course, is not the real copy for this entry. Rest assured, the words will expand the concept. With clarity. Conviction. And a little wit.

We’ve been accepted in quite a few festivals

The director was working in East Oakland on a video project with the East Oakland Boxing Association and decided to do a creative project that would not only fulfill a creative itch but also highlight the gym and the good work it does for the community. The project filmed in a total of four days spanning a two-month period. All the actors are from various places in the Bay Area.