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Esto no es un juego

Jorge Abiague Jr. has not been back to his home country of Cuba since he left in 1997, but he feels most at home in the boxing ring. In 2008, Jorge won the Golden Gloves Championship, America's top amateur boxing competition. He then turned pro for a decade before retiring. This year, at age 41, he’s decided to come out of retirement for one last fight.

  • Isabel Albee
  • Jorge Luis Abiague Rondón Jr.
    Key Cast
  • Mario Mesa aka Machete
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Esto no es un juego
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 32 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 2, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    300 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - Maine College of Art
Director Biography - Isabel Albee

Isabel is a first-time filmmaker who received a graduate certificate for documentary studies from the Maine College of Art in 2021. Before the pandemic, Isabel lived and worked in Havana for Cuba Educational Travel fostering cultural diplomacy between the US and Cuba. A native of Washington, DC, she received her BA from McGill University.

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