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RINGSIDE looks at the dangerous, volatile world of Chicago’s South Side from the perspective of two remarkably gifted young boxers and the fathers who train them; as one begins a rising career in the ring, the other serves an eight-year-prison sentence for criminal trespass and burglary.

Director Andre Hörmann
Produced by Julie Goldman, Christopher Clements, Ingmar Trost
Production Motto Pictures and Sutor Kolonko
Executive Producers Ken Pelletier, Mark Mitten and Carolyn Hepburn
Director of Photography Tom Bergmann
Edited by Vincent Assmann
Length 93′
Language: English
Country: USA, Germany
Year: 2019


Andre Hörmann is a LA-based documentary filmmaker who has received prestigious artist scholarships from German cultural institutions such as Goethe-Institut, Villa Aurora and DAAD and received five Awards of Exceptional Cultural Value of German FBW. Andre recently completed his first documentary feature film Ringside.