February 13, 2018: Your Chance to Preview Fighting with My Family

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A Brief History

Biographical sports comedy-drama film fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see Fighting with My Family on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 7:00 PM at Atlas Cinemas Eastgate 10 in Mayfield Heights, Ohio!  For your chance to get a pass, please log on to https://gofobo.com/main/code_redeem and enter the following code: HHFighting8374.  This pass is valid for up to two seats.  Seating is first-come, first-served and is not guaranteed.  You must be with your guest to enter.  Saving seats for other parties is prohibited.

Digging Deeper  

Fighting with My Family follows the journey of professional wrestler Saraya “Paige” Bevis, from growing up in a household of professional wrestlers to winning the WWE Divas Championship in 2014.  The film also features the conflict between Saraya and her brother, Zak, as the two both compete in try-outs for WWE; however, only Saraya is signed.

Written and directed by Stephen Merchant, Fighting with My Family stars Florence Pugh as Saraya “Paige” Bevis, Zak’s sister and Patrick and Julia’s daughter, along with Jack Lowden as Zak “Zak Zodiac” Bevis, Paige’s older brother and Patrick and Julia’s son; Nick Frost as Patrick “Rowdy Ricky Knight” Bevis, Paige and Zak’s father and Julia’s husband; Lena Headey as Julia “Sweet Saraya” Bevis, Paige and Zak’s mother and Patrick’s wife; and Vince Vaughn as Hutch Morgan.

Questions for students: Have you ever wanted to be a professional wrestler?  If so, please let us know what ring name you would choose for yourself?

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Historical Evidence

For more information about this film, please see the film’s official website.

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Dr. Zar

Dr. Zar graduated with a B.A. in French and history, a Master’s in History, and a Ph.D. in History. He currently teaches history in Ohio.