Olympic Pride, American Prejudice Poster

Release Date: 2015

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
The lives of the other 17 American black athletes who competed in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin.

Cast: Isiah Thomas, Carl Lewis

Director: Deborah Draper

Genres: Documentary

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  • Olympic Pride, American Prejudice tackles its subject in a straightforward manner freed from dramatic license and the fear of box office failure. show more

  • History is not neat and tidy, however much we wish it could be, and Olympic Pride, American Prejudice is more than adept at getting to the truth about perhaps the most mythologized event of the modern Olympic movement. show more

  • Draper constructs a concisely assembled editorial package that covers the essential historical backstory of the 1936 Games while building drama during the competition and establishing a consistently affecting emotional arc throughout. show more

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