'I Beat Mike Tyson'

Irish boxer Kevin McBride stole the spotlight from his famous opponent in 2005, only to drift back into obscurity. Now he wants to get back into the ring.

In 2005, Irish boxer Kevin McBride stole the spotlight from his famous opponent, only to drift back into obscurity. Now a family man in Boston, he's on a quest to get back into the ring. The story sounds like a Hollywood drama but it's a short documentary by Joshua Z. Weinstein, just released online and reviewed at Short of the Week. As Jason Sondhi notes, the cinematography and McBride's sincerity make the film much more than a series of sports movie clichés.

For more videos by Joshua Z. Weinstein, visit http://weinsteinfilm.com/.

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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