KEVIN MCBRIDE FEATURED IN SHORT FILM AVAILABLE ONLINE
Press Release: "I Beat Mike Tyson", a 13-minute film, which chronicles the story of Irish boxer Kevin McBride will be released today as a "staff pick" on the video sharing site Vimeo. The film will also be available for streaming on the websites ShortoftheWeek.com and IBeatMikeTyson.com. In 2005, an unknown Irish boxer beat Mike Tyson before hundreds of thousands of people. Then he disappeared. Filmmaker Joshua Z. Weinstein rediscovers Kevin McBride raising his children in a gritty Boston suburb. Kevinʼs body is deteriorating, yet he compulsively continues to fight. It is a film about a fighter at the end of his career, engaging in the Sisyphean task that is his life. Weinstein is a director and cinematographer whose work has been featured on BBC television, PBS, the New York Times, the Toronto International Film Festival, the South by Southwest Film Festival, and many others.