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Bert Marcus & Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield and Bernard Hopkins Champs

7 November, 2014 | By Jeremy Kay


Director Bert Marcus and subject Mike Tyson tell Jeremy Kay about how their boxing documentary, Champs, transcends the world of sports.

For the last few years Bert Marcus has been making a name for himself getting behind a certain type of documentary.
The Los Angeles-based head of Bert Marcus Productions - and former radio producer and correspondent - produced Teenage Paparazzo and How To Make Money Selling Drugs.

Champs, which The Works is selling here at AFM, marks his directorial debut and casts a spotlight on three of the most acclaimed US boxers of the last century - Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield and Bernard Hopkins.

Yet this is not primarily a film about pugilism. “We tried to create a story that transcends sport and....

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