Day of the Fight film still
Day of the Fight film still



Sunday, Oct. 22 at 9:30 p.m.

Gala Screenings

Day of the Fight

| 105 min.
Genre: Drama

On the day of his first fight since leaving prison, a once-celebrated boxer takes a redemptive journey through his past and present. Over the course the day, he visits the influential people in his life, gradually revealing that the day is about so much more than boxing. Day of the Fight is an underdog story built on introspection, self-sacrifice, and forgiveness, asking the question of just how far we are willing to go for the ones we love.

Southeast premiere

Director, producer, and writer Jack Huston will be presented with the Rising Star Director Award. A Q&A with Huston immediately follows the screening.


Jack Huston


Colleen Camp

Jack Huston

Josh Porter

Jai Stefan

Emma Tillinger Koskoff


Jack Huston


Michael C. Pitt

Nicolette Robinson

John Magaro

Steve Buscemi

Ron Perlman

Joe Pesci


Best known as an actor, Jack Huston first gained recognition for his role in HBO's Emmy Award-winning Boardwalk Empire. His other TV credits include Fargo, Manhunt: Deadly Games, Mayfair Witches, The Romanoffs, and Expats. On film, Huston has appeared in Ridley Scott's House of Gucci and Martin Scorsese's The Irishman. Day of the Fight, his directorial debut film, premiered at the 2023 Venice Film Festival, where Huston was honored by Variety with its Breakthrough Director Award. Huston also co-wrote and co-produced the film.