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Olympic Pride – American Prejudice

Free Film Screening and Discussion in Honor of Black History Month

In Partnership with the Jewish Community Alliance

Sunday, February 10 2 PM to 4 PM Free

JCA, 1342 Congress Street, Portland

In 1936 when 18 African-American athletes participated in the Berlin Olympic Games, history forgot all except one. This is the story of the other 17. The film will be introduced by Rachel Talbot Ross, NAACP. Discussion follows with Shenna Bellows and David Greenham, The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine.

“a deft and comprehensive documentary” NY Times

This Special Program at the JCA is free and all are welcome.




Through a diverse array of independent films, the MJFF provides culturally relevant and historically significant cinema for audiences from across Maine and beyond. The Portland Museum of Art is proud to partner with Maine Jewish Film Festival, promoting new ideas, inviting discussion, and strengthening the cultural economy in Maine.

Mark H.C. Bessire, Director, Portland Museum of Art


Thank You To Our Sponsors

Supporting Foundations

Albert B. Glickman Foundation

Androscoggin Bank

Bernard A. Osher Foundation

Betterment Fund

Edward H. Daveis Fund of the Maine Community Foundation

Jewish Community Alliance

Lunder Foundation

Maine Community Foundation Performing Arts Fund

Maine Humanities Council

Maine Arts Commission

Margaret E. Burnham Charitable Trust

Morris J. and Betty Kaplun Foundation

Morton-Kelly Charitable Trust

Moser Family Foundation

Robert and Dorothy Goldberg Foundation

Sam L. Cohen Foundation

Simmons Foundation