You don’t just fight for fame. You fight for family.
Shot on 16mm film, Hardface explores the enduring bond between fighter and trainer, providing an inside look at the amateur boxing experience.
For over thirty years, the Falcone family has run a boxing program for youth escaping life on the streets, hoping for a shot as professional fighters. Richard ‘Hardface’ Mason is the driving force behind this documentary as fighter-turned-trainer at Cincinnati’s struggling Northside Boxing Gym.