THE HAMMER is a sports drama depicting the struggles and successes Matt Hamill faced on the way to becoming a champion. Raised among those with the ability to hear, Matt later finds himself no less an outsider amidst the Deaf Community. Through sheer determination, he uses his perceived disability as an asset, and becomes both the first deaf wrestler to win a National Collegiate Championship and an inspirational force to the hearing and deaf alike. Written by
He knew he could be a champion. They knew he could be much more.
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You can spot director, Oren Kaplan walking through the RIT hallway when Matt makes his way to his dorm room. See more
The grandfather told him that RIT would consider him for a scholarship in his second year if the first went well. RIT is a Division III school and cannot offer athletic scholarships. See more
You know, I was wrong. The problem isn't that you speak more than you sign. The problem is that you don't communicate at all.
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Written by Ian Young
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