Geronimo Bie (2015)
1h 28min · Documentary, Biography, Drama · 1 January 2015
Before there was Manny Pacquiao, there was Geronimo Bie, a Filipino-Canadian boxer, who's skill in the ring led him to a successful career in the 1980's, traveling the world and competing at the Commonwealth Games. He was a promising fighter, until he was KO'd by his own demons. He disappeared from the spotlight, only to be discovered living in skid-row, the Downtown East Side of Vancouver, BC. Geronimo Bie: The Shiny Button, tells the story of Geronimo's life, and the changing face of the Vancouver boxing scene through a collection of personal stories from those who knew him best. Featuring former Canadian boxers, Manny Sobral, Lara Cubitt, Terry Cookie, Journalist Bob Mackin Jr. (North Shore News), Steve Buffery (Toronto Sun).
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