Birch Street Gym

Director: Stephen Kessler
Screenwriters: Stephen Kessler, Mike Wilkins

Institute History

  • 1992 Sundance Film Festival


The Birch Street Gym is a place where men seventy years of age and older go to become boxers. They are lonely, they are angry, and they have a lot of time on their hands. And if you are angry and have a lot of time on your hands, you have the tools to be a good boxer. This is a sad comedy about aging.

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