A teenage girl from Brooklyn’s Brownsville neighborhood, hardened by years in foster care, decides that joining the all-boys’ wrestling team is the only way back to her estranged father. The film stars Elvire Emanuelle, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Colman Domingo, Jharrel Jerome and Jared Kemp. From producers Chanelle Elaine, Veronica Nickel and Bryan Unkeless, First Match is the first feature film for writer/director Olivia Newman.
The film will be released on Netflix on March 30, 2018.
Check out the trailer below: