Posts Tagged ‘MIghty Jerome’


Unarmed Verses: Growing Up “North of the 401”


Growing up in Villaways has never been easy. Located to the north of Toronto’s great divide, in an overlooked corner of the vast inner suburban zone above Highway 401, the housing project has grappled with poverty and isolation. And now its residents confront a new uncertainty. The Toronto Community Housing Corporation is proceeding with plans


Black History Month: 45 Canadian libraries to offer free screenings of Mighty Jerome


The film Mighty Jerome, by Charles Officer, will be shown at free screenings throughout Black History Month this February at more than 45 libraries across the country. Some of the screenings will take place with the director or other guests in attendance. The feature doc tells the story of the rise, fall and redemption of


Mighty Jerome to air on CBC Television this Saturday June 18


After screening at Hot Docs and other festivals this spring, Mighty Jerome, a doc about the little-known story of one of Canada’s greatest sprinters, airs on CBC television this Saturday June 18 at 2pm EST. It appears CBC has scheduled the broadcast that date to kick off the coverage of the Canadian Track and Field


7 films at the Vancouver International Film Festival


Mighty Jerome (Clip 8) by Charles Officer, National Film Board of Canada This year, the NFB has 7 films showing at the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) – 4 features and 3 shorts, including the world premiere of Charles Officer’s (Nurse.Fighter.Boy) first documentary, Mighty Jerome. This is the first clip to be released from the