update 3/31/15: “The Challenger” won the Audience Choice Award for Narrative Feature!
see all the winners here: Facebook Official GIFF
original post on 2/23/15:
Kent Moran’s “THE CHALLENGER”, scored by Pinar Toprak, will have its world premiere March 26 at the Gasparilla International Film Festival in Tampa, FL.
From the film festival site:
“With the help of legendary boxing trainer Duane Taylor (Michael Clarke Duncan), struggling Bronx auto mechanic Jaden Miller (Kent Moran) must turn to boxing to save he and his mother (S. Epatha Merkerson) from living on the streets. ”
starring Kent Moran, Michael Clarke Duncan, S. Epatha Merkerson, & Justin Hartley
This is the late Duncan’s last appearance on film.
To buy tickets or to read more about the film festival, click here: Gasparilla FF
To read more about the film’s composer, Pinar Toprak, visit her website here: PINAR TOPRAK
to join the film’s Facebook page, click here: CHALLENGER FACEBOOK OFFICIAL