Mr. Temple & The Tigerbelles
February 9th, Doors open at 5:15 p.m.
Screening starts at 6:00 p.m.
Sponsored by HJI Supply Chain Solutions
Mr. Temple and the Tigerbelles is a 40-minute documentary about the legendary track and field coach Ed Temple from Tennessee State University and the incredible group of 40 African American female athletes who broke the color barrier of the Olympics during the Jim Crow era, snagging 23 medals, 16 of them Gold.
Afterwards, join filmmakers Tom Neff, Shelley Hay, and other special guests, for a panel discussion. Panelists will be Olympic medalists and former Tigerbelles Edith McGuire Duvall, Lucinda Williams Adams, Barbara Jones-Slater, and Chandra Cheeseborough-Guice, as well as the daughter of legendary Coach Temple, Dr. Edwina Temple. Moderating will be Pulitzer-prize winning journalist David Maraniss.
$15 includes appetizers, screening, and program.
View the trailer: