1. Mind Over Matter - TVO ShortDoc Entry 2015

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    I'm a personal trainer and fitness instructor specializing in kickboxing. I had met Nirmal 2 years ago through my wife. Nirmal was suffering from Chondromallacia Patella - a condition I was unaware of at the time. Chondromallacia is essentially the wearing away of the cartilage around the knee cap. It's actually a common condition to people who are or have been active. There are 4 grades of severity. Nirmal was a grade 4, which was rare for her age, and the doctors couldn't explain why. Essentially, in grade 4 severity, her cartilage has worn away completely, thus she had undergone surgery to shave and reshape her knee cap. She was immobile for a long while, and had to rely on a mobility scooter during recovery. When I met Nirmal, she had asked me to train her as she wanted to get back into shape, pre-surgery. She was a very active person prior: played sports, was a trained in classical Indian dance and modern Bollywood dance, and was always seeking out activity adventures. Although she was going through physiotherapy, she had told me she hit a wall with what she could do, and asked if there was a way to break that wall. I took on that challenge, seeing as she overcame her first challenge, asking for help. During her training, I realized how limited her movement was. She could barely get up from off the ground, she could not take the stairs at all, she couldn't bend her knees or even use a stationary bike. My challenge was to add cardio routines into her life without aggravating her knee. Thus I introduced her to boxing. With the help of her previous physio therapist, Melissa, I drafted out a workout regiment that would include strengthening of her quads, her glutes, and her lower back and core with the addition of boxing combinations that would serve as her cardio endurance routine. The one thing I noticed about Nirmal's attitude was that although she had that fighting spirit to overcome her challenge, she had gained strong inhibitions towards her knee and her overall mobility; she would be one foot in the right direction and one foot staying back as the phrase goes. Overtime, her strength increased, she began to punch harder, and faster, and was able to use muscles in her body she had not used in a long time. Boxing drills became more complex, and muscle conditioning and endurance became more advanced. In time, she stopped mothering her old injury, and started on concentrating on how to overcome the new challenges I was giving her. She was learning to fight back against her condition, and without realizing it, she started taking the stairs, going for short jogs in the park, bending her knees for squats and lunges, and she's now able to deflect and move around moving targets during boxing training. It was mind over matter; each time she said she couldn't I told her to try one more time. She learned to fight, and she surprised herself through the process as now she's re-learned to walk, to run, and to dance. She's getting married late 2015 and her fiance and her are looking forward to dancing at the ceremony.

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    • 30 for 30 The Price of Gold Excerpt

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      • One day with a legend: Sarunas Jasikevicius - the trailer

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        A Euroleague Basketball video documentary about the incomparable Basketball player and assisstant coach Sarunas Jasikevicius. The documentary follows him during the day he was awarded as a Euroleague Legend. Kaunas, 12th February 2015. Directed, filmed and edited by Maria Verdú Music by Kaveh Cohen (Konga Music)

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        • K-State Confidential (March 2010)

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          Documentary follows the 2010 Kansas State Wildcats' as they prepare for the NCAA basketball tournament, cameras go behind the scenes to document their journey, including intense practice sessions, locker room meetings, film sessions and exclusive court side action.

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          • Finished Business - The Awe-Inspiring Full Feature Documentary - Trailer

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            An awe-inspiring full feature documentary on how one local high school football team in Moultrie, Georgia went on to inspire thousands with their undefeated 15-0 State championship football season in 2014. Overcoming adversity and a string of failed attempts at the the State Title the Colquitt County Packers never gave up and through perseverance and unwavering commitment went on to win the 2014 GHSA AAAAAA State Championship with a 15-0 record.

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            • Waseda University and PCM: Roller Derby by Yuki Onodera

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              Video by Yuki Onodera from Waseda University in Japan. Each Summer Waseda University and Portland Community Media team up to teach students how to plan, shoot and edit a short video. This year the students choose the sport of Roller Derby to cover.

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              • Waseda University and PCM : Roller Derby by Tsuneaki Tominaga

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                Video by Tsuneaki Tominaga from Waseda University in Japan. Each Summer Waseda University and Portland Community Media team up to teach students how to plan, shoot and edit a short video. This year the students choose the sport of Roller Derby to cover.

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                • The Rebound

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                  Since we began rebuilding w/ the Filipino people in the days after Typhoon Haiyan, nothing has been more endearing than their resilience & their love of basketball. Collectively, they’ve found comfort in a game, & to this day, they continue to rebound. Please give to our continued relief effort & share this video all over the interwebs. We have a team in place to help with the most recent typhoon. To find out more about how you can help, check out these links: www.samaritanspurse.org www.sptv.org twitter.com/samaritanspurse facebook.com/samaritanspurse © Samaritan's Purse. 2014 All tip jar proceeds go to Samaritan's Purse International Relief.

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                  • WINNING THE YANKEE WAY: THE '56 YANKEES (TRAILER)

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                    This film, sponsored by Coca Cola in 1956, is simply amazing. It features incredible color footage of the 1956 Yankees – MANTLE, BERRA, FORD, BAUER, LARSEN, HOWARD, McDOUGALD, STENGEL and many more. You’ll see great color footage of historic Yankee Stadium in the 1950s, and color highlights from the ’56 World Series, including Don Larsen’s perfect game. Also featured are historical segments on Ruth, Gehrig and DiMaggio. An incredible addition to your baseball collection. Visit www.mymarfilms.com for more info.

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                    • ROCKY MARCIANO: A LIFE STORY (TRAILER)

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                      Rocky Marciano… 49-0, with 43 wins coming by knockout. Rocky is the only undefeated Heavyweight Champion in the history of boxing. ROCKY MARCIANO: A LIFE STORY is the most definitive, complete, comprehensive and entertaining film ever done about this legendary champion and American hero. Narrated by Oscar-Nominee Robert Loggia, this film also features interviews with Rocky’s brothers and sisters, as well as his closest friends. Guest stars include legendary boxing trainer Angelo Dundee, Hall of Famer and Marciano fan Tommy Lasorda, award-winning author GAY TALESE and so many more. Also featured is Russell Sullivan, author of the critically-acclaimed bio on Rocky, “ROCKY MARCIANO: THE ROCK OF HIS TIMES.” This is the Special Edition Directors Cut which includes additional footage not seen in its Television broadcast. Visit www.mymarfilms.com for more info. "The best boxing film I have ever seen." - Lou Duva

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