Duo to release Wiseman documentary in October
Zipporah Films and mTuckman Media will release Frederick Wiseman docu “Boxing Gym,” beginning with a New York run in October.
Movie, about the wide variety of clients who train at Lord’s Gym in Austin, Tex., was screened as part of the Directors Fortnight at Cannes last month. Pic will open at IFC Center in Gotham Oct. 22 before it rolls out across the country.
“Boxing Gym” is produced by KO Films in association with Independent Television Service and Public Broadcasting Service, with support from a handful of other organizations. Film Presence will handle marketing and outreach.
“Boxing Gym” is the 38th film by Wiseman, whose most recent outing was “La Danse — The Paris Opera Ballet.”