Tommie Smith Documentary, With Drawn Arms, Executive Produced by John Legend and Jesse Williams, Opens Dec. 4 at Metrograph
A Post-Feature Conversation with John Legend, Jesse Williams, Tommie Smith, and Directors Glenn Kaino and Afshin Shahidi, Included with Every Purchase
Tickets Available Now at Metrograph.com with Screenings Starting at Midnight EST on Dec. 4
Digital premiere run with a star-studded panel discussion for With Drawn Arms, the new documentary directed by Glenn Kaino and Afshin Shahidi, and co-executive produced by “Grey’s Anatomy” star Jesse Williams and Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter John Legend.
The groundbreaking documentary tells the story of activist and Olympic gold medalist Tommie Smith, who famously raised his fist during the medal ceremony at the ’68 games protest against racial inequity.
Immediately following each screening, Smith, Williams, Legend, Kaino, and Shahidi sit together for a panel discussion around the documentary’s making, meaning, and social timing.
Glenn Kaino, co-director; Afshin Shahidi, co-director; Tommie Smith, Olympian; Jesse Williams, “Grey’s Anatomy” actor co-executive producer; John Legend, Grammy Award-winning recording artist and co-executive producer.
Screenings start at midnight EST December 4th through 10th, with the panel immediately following. Tickets now available for purchase. With Drawn Arms will open via Metrograph ticketed screenings for a weeklong engagement, which will be available to the public and members at a discounted price.