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Film: “T-Rex” at the Brookyn Museum
Jul 21, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm| Free
At 17, the unstoppable Claressa “T-Rex” Shields of Flint, Michigan, fought to become the first woman from the United States to win a boxing gold medal at the Olympics. The screening of T-Rex (Zackary Canepari and Drea Cooper, 2015, 91 min.) is followed by a conversation with producer Sue Jay Johnson; Jason Crutchfield, Claressa’s coach; and Brooklyn-based pro boxer Heather Hardy. Co-presented in partnership with Independent Lens and THIRTEEN, with the Women’s Sports Foundation.
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor
Photo caption/credit: Claressa “T-Rex” Shields. Photo courtesy of Zackary Canepari and Drea Cooper