JESSE OWENS AIRS IN THE U.K.Earlier this week, JESSE OWENS aired in the U.K. (Sky 166 & Virgin Media 243).
Sky TV developed a special showcase webpage on the film. It includes a video interview with Director Laurens Grant entitled: "It's the Perfect Story." Check it out here: http://tv.sky.com/showpage/jesse-owens
The DVD is now available in the UK
JESSE OWENS is directed, produced and written by the team behind the multiple Emmy Award-winning documentary Freedom Riders. Directed and Produced by Laurens Grant, and Produced and Written By Stanley Nelson, JESSE OWENS examines the life and legacy of the African-American sprinter, a sharecropper's son, who triumphed over adversity to win four gold medals in the face of Hitler's Aryan nation at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games.
JESSE OWENS is a Firelight Films production for the PBS series American Experience. For more info, go to http://firelightmedia.tv/project/jesse-owens/