My Tyson

original title:

MY TYSON

directed by:

cast:

Alaoma Tyson, Patience Osasu, Alessandro Elmoeti

screenplay:

cinematography:

editing:

Geraldo Pellegrini

music:

Valerio Lombardozzi

production:

distribution:

world sales:

country:

Italy

year:

2018

film run:

15'

format:

colour

status:

Ready (01/09/2018)

festivals & awards:

  • Alexandria Mediterranean Countries Film Festival 2019: Mediterranean Short Films Competition
  • ShorTS – International Film Festival 2019: Maremetraggio - Best Italian Short Film, Best Editing
  • La Biennale di Venezia 2018: Premio Migrarti - Best Documentary
  • Sardinia Film Festival 2019: Documentari - Best Short Film
  • Farm Film Festival Premio 2019: Migliore Docufarm
  • Lago Film Fest 2019: Best Italian Documentary
  • Saturnia Film Festival 2019 Concorso Documentari - Special Mention
  • Integrazione Film Festival 2019: Concorso Documentari - Special Mention
  • BCNSFF - BCN Sports Film 2019: Documental
  • OpenEyes Film Festival 2019: Dokumentarfilm

Alaoma Tyson is the Italian boxe champion in the Youth heavyweight category. While he trains for his next match, his mother Patience tells the story of the family, from her migration journey to the financial struggles she had to face in Italy. Recalling their past, Patience weaves Tyson's future, whose name seems predestined to be a fighter.