The Punch

The Punch tells the dramatic story of a unique boxing community where a father and son pursue their shared dream for success in the ring, struggling against the odds in their troubled neighborhood on the Southside of Chicago.

Andre Hörmann Andre Hörmann

Andre Hörmann is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and graduate of the University for Film and Television Potsdam-Babelsberg (HFF Konrad Wolf). The Punch will be his documentary feature... more»

Ingmar Trost Ingmar Trost

Ingmar is an award-winning producer of documentary and narrative feature films based in Cologne, Germany. Recent credits include Sofia’s Last Ambulance, Modris and The Chambermaid are among... more»

Julie Goldman Julie Goldman

Julie specializes in producing and executive producing documentary features, including: God Loves Uganda, Manhunt, The Kill Team, Gideon’s Army, Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, Beware of Mr. Baker,... more»

Additional Credits

Thomas Bergmann

Vincent Assmann

Chris Clements

Carolyn Hepburn

"We have been building trusting relationships with our protagonists since our first visit to Chicago in 2007.  We have now fully immersed in this boxing community to tell their stories.”

Genre: Documentary