EL VIEJO

Director 

Matthew Hickney

Official Early Acceptance - Semi Finalist

El Viejo follows a 51 year old retired wrestling coach who doesn’t let age derail his dreams of becoming a pro MMA fighter.  Against all odds,he uses unconventional means to juggle the challenges of health, fatherhood, career and training to compete in a sport that’s  dominated by younger athletes.

Show Low, Pinetop, Lakeside and the White Mountains of Arizona