Training at Gleason’s Gym


Produced by
Clipper Media

RAI Cinema

Written and directed by
Andrea De Fusco

Cinematography by
Andrea De Fusco

Film editing by
Alessandro Marinelli

Music by
Vittorio Giannelli, Pietro Secchi

In collaboration with
Gleason’s Gym


Gleason’s Gym is the oldest boxing gym in USA. Like NY itself, the gym is a place where people from the most diverse backgrounds and ages come together to work out. The documentary proposes to portray every-day life in this temple of boxing, that witnessed the history of great boxing and immigration in NY. The documentary is a study on boxing, both as a sport as well as a mirror of integration in NY by following of a group of professional athletes all trying to fulfill their American Dream.