Jim Ellis and "Pride" Screening at CSUMB
- When: Thursday, February 21, 2008, time TBA
- Where: CSUMB World Theater, Seaside
- Cost: Not available
- Age limit: Not available
In the movie Pride, Terrance Howard plays James "Jim" Ellis, a black swim coach who, in the 1970s, coached a group of black kids in Philadelphia to acclaim, in the hopes of saving a condemned community swimming pool. Bernie Mac, as Elston, plays antagonist to Howard before taking his side in the struggle to excel at a traditionally white sport. The real Jim Ellis will speak before the screening about his experience at this Black History Month event.
8pm. CSUMB World Theater, Sixth Ave., Seaside. Free. 582-3329 or 582-4000.