Lynch: A History

Playing at Pickford Film Center

85 minutes, USA, In English, Documentary
Rated NR: .

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An evening with director David Shields on Friday, October 18.

Lynch: A History explores the silence that nonconformist NFL star Marshawn Lynch deploys as a form of resistance. Culling more than 700 video clips and placing them in dramatic, rapid, and radical juxtaposition, the film is a powerful political parable about the American media-sports complex and its deep complicity with racial oppression.

Born and raised in in Oakland by a single mother, Lynch became an All-American, an All-Pro running back, and a Super Bowl champion, but over the last five years he has emerged as a nationally significant figure precisely because he has refused to “play the game” of being a dutiful, cliché-bound interviewee.

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Friday, October 18th

7:30pm

Saturday, October 19th

12:30pm