Olympic Pride, American Prejudice

Olympic Pride, American Prejudice

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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.  

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Olympic Pride, American Prejudice | Reviews

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

More than adept at getting to the truth about perhaps the most mythologized event of the modern Olympic movement.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Fearlessly blunt... freed from the crowd-pleasing constraints often imposed on the biopic genre.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Draper's thorough research process yields fascinating details on the lives and careers of the athletes, particularly their early histories as amateur competitors.

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Variety

Variety

Draper paints affecting thumbnail portraits of athletes like Ralph Metcalfe, a slightly older sprinter who became a role model for Owens, and Howell King...

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Village Voice

Village Voice

Riley doesn't portray this fellowship of black athletes as victims, but as pioneers proving themselves against white supremacy behind enemy lines.

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Olympic Pride, American Prejudice | Release Details

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