NRFF London – Film of the Week
When a talented new arrival begins using the local boxing club, Paris, a skilled and confident fighter, is forced to face the truth about his own emotional vulnerability.
Writer / Director: Jonny Ruff
Producer: Archie Pearch, Christian Proctor
Director of Photography: Lee Thomas
NRFF Category: UK Narrative Short
ABOUT THE FILM
Heavy Weight is a British production that attempts to explore ideas around masculinity, attraction, vulnerability and what it is to be genuinely, emotionally expressive.
This LGBT-themed film stars Chuku Modu (LEAD, left), Jace Moody (SUPPORTING, right),
ABOUT THE FILMMAKER
Jonny Ruff is a director and producer of films, mostly fiction but also documentary. They have been screened at the BFI and London Short Film Festival, amongst other places. See here: http://cargocollective.com/jonnyruff
For more information about the film visit Facebook
HOW TO BECOME FILM OF THE WEEK
Film of the Week stands apart from the Official Selection process into the New Renaissance Film Festival. Being selected does not guarantee a place in the festival. However, from all the films of the week some will be chosen to be part of the festival, which will be held in London (UK) on 20th August 2016. A prize will be given to the overall winner.
NRFF London is now open for UK /International/Young Talent (18-24) short films, documentary shorts, animation shorts, music shorts, and screenplay submissions. Don’t miss our Extended deadline date: 30 June 2016.