New York Film Academy Notable Alumni
Jonathan Jakubowicz is a NYFA Filmmaking graduate who attended in 1997. The Venezuelan native’s feature, Hands of Stone, stars Academy Award-winning actor Robert De Niro, Ellen Barkin, and Edgar Ramirez. The story surrounds Roberto Duran and his trainer Ray Arcel —two legends at the heart of the golden era of boxing, and what they went through to get to Duran’s battles with Sugar Ray Leonard.
Program Studied at NYFA: Filmmaking
Program Type: 4-Week Filmmaking
Year Attended/Graduated: 1997
Location: New York
Highlights: Hands of Stone