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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. This Special Program at the JCA is free and all are welcome. Made Possible by the Maine Humanities Council

Olympic Pride, American Prejudice Official Trailer from Coffee Bluff Pictures on Vimeo.

“a deft and comprehensive documentary” NY Times