Utica, NY (WIBX) - The world premiere of the film "The Hammer" will take place next Wednesday at the Uptown Theater in Utica.The film is based on the life of  Utica resident and UFC fighter Matt "The Hammer" Hamill.

Showtime is 7:00.

The movie is set to be released nationwide on October 27th in 80 theaters across the country.

The film was a winner in each of the nine film festivals it was entered in.