Racing and Racism, The New Movie “Race” Tells the Story of Track and Field Legend Jesse Owens

By:   February 15, 2016

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Stephan James (Selma and When The Game Stands Tall) plays real life track-and-field superstar Jesse Owens who prepares to compete in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin where he faces racial barriers and Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan supremacy.

Check out our interviews with James and his co-stars Jeremy Irons who wants everyone to experience Berlin and Jason Sudeikis who shares how his character, Coach Larry Snyder who deals with his interpretation of racism and racing.

Race opens nationwide on February 19th.