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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