Date: Thursday, May 4, 2017
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Q & A with the Producer: After the screening
Please join Jackson Heights Creates for a neighborhood screening of the award-winning documentary “Back on Board: Greg Louganis.” The film, which was produced by Jackson Heights resident Will Sweeney, chronicles the life & legacy of Olympic champion diver Greg Louganis.
More info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/119820148567963/
Admission: $5 per person.
BACK ON BOARD explores the captivating, compelling, and complicated life of an Olympic star whose athletic talent spurred a worldwide fascination with diving. Part biography, part social exploration – this film reveals Louganis’ evolution from childhood diving prodigy to Olympic champion, and from pioneering openly gay athlete with HIV to almost forgotten sports icon. BACK ON BOARD is an engrossing story of an American legend.