Movie Club

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Every year we watch several movies related to the Olympic and Paralympic movements. Led by Film Buff Fran, we explore the athletes, sports, and history of the Games (or the Hollywood version of it)! If you have a suggestion for a book we should read, let us know

Now Showing:

Poster for "The Boys in the Boat" movie.

Boys in the Boat

Based on the book by Daniel James Brown (which we read in Book Club) and directed by George Clooney, this movie follows the story of the U.S. men’s rowing team who struggled in the Depression to compete at the Berlin 1936 Olympics.

Past Selections:

poster for "Over the Limit"

Over the Limit

The 2017 documentary about Russian Olympic rhythmic gymnast Margarita Mamun in her quest for gold at Rio 2016.

A Promise Kept: The Oksana Baiul Story movie poster

A Promise Kept: The Oksana Baiul Story

The made-for-TV movie about the other figure skating story from the Lillehammer 1994 Winter Olympics.

Zero to Hero movie poster

Zero to Hero

The 2021 biopic of So Wa Wei, Hong Kong’s most celebrated Paralympian.

Jappeloup movie poster

Jappeloup

The 2013 biopic of French show jumping horse Jappeloup.

The Cutting Edge movie poster

The Cutting Edge

The 1992 film about an unlikely Olympic figure skating pair.

Race movie poster

Race

The 2015 biopic of 1936 Olympic legend Jesse Owens.

Logo of the Albertville 1992 Winter Olympics

One Light, One World

The official film of the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France.

Eddie the Eagle movie poster

Eddie the Eagle

Biopic of Calgary 1988 ski jumper Eddie “the Eagle” Edwards.

I, Tonya movie poster

I, Tonya

The 1994 incident between figure skaters Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan.

Murderball movie poster

Murderball

The 2005 documentary about wheelchair rugby players vying to go to the Athens Paralympics.

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