Friday the 13th may be a superstitious day to most, filled with negative and eerie happenings. For Eric LeMarque, Friday the 13th was a day of salvation. A second chance. A light to guide him from the dark. Continue reading “Eric LeMarque’s Harrowing Survival Story Subject of ‘6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain’”
Bobby Riggs was on top of the tennis world during the 1930s and ’40s. As a 21-year-old amateur, Riggs won the 1939 Wimbledon triple crown (men’s singles, men’s doubles, mixed doubles). He won the U.S. National Championships (now U.S. Open) later that year and was a finalist at the French Open. Continue reading “‘Battle of the Sexes’ is More Than a Tennis Movie”
Documentarian Jill Campbell and her crew drove to John F. Kennedy Airport to pick up the subject of their next project: former New York City basketball prodigy and retired NBA All-Star Kenny Anderson. Continue reading “‘Mr. Chibbs’ Tells Story of Former NBA All-Star Kenny Anderson”
Benjamin Ree doesn’t play chess. In fact, the Norwegian filmmaker finds the game a bit boring.
“For me, watching chess is like watching paint dry,” Ree said.
Don’t believe everything you see on the screen — even at a film festival!
The eighth annual Kicking + Screening soccer film festival began with that very message at the Scandinavia House in New York City on Tuesday night. Konspiration 58 (Conspiracy 58) is a Swedish short film that claims the 1958 World Cup in Sweden was all fabricated.