Heart, Baby! tells the incredible true story of Doc and George, best friends from their time in reform school all the way to prison. The films follows George as he becomes an unbeatable prison boxer with singer/songwriter Doc in his corner every step of the way. When George turns down an offer to compete in the 1984 Olympics and earn his freedom, Doc suffers a crisis of faith after discovering the shocking secret in regard to why George really decided to stay. Check out the inspirational trailer below!
Written and directed by Angela Shelton, Heart, Baby! stars Jackson Rathbone and Gbenga Akinnagbe as Doc and George, the imprisoned pair of friends. The film is currently screening at film festivals and can be seen Saturday, April 22nd at 9:30 a.m. and Sunday, April 23rd at 11:45 a.m at The Julien Dubuque International Film Festival in Dubuque, Iowa. If you’re attending, you can catch Heart, Baby! at The Venue on Saturday and at Five Flag Theater on Sunday. Don’t miss it!