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Camera as Witness Presents documentary SKID ROW MARATHON
May 30, 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Stanford School of Law Room 180 Crown Quadrangle 559 Nathan Abbott Way - Map Link
Camera as Witness program presents HUMAN DIGNITY series
co-presented with Handa Center for Human Rights and International Justice, International Law Society, Stanford Film Society, Stanford Human Rights Law Association and Stanford Public Policy.
SKID ROW MARATHON
(85 min) US
Director: Mark Hayes
Producers: Gabriele Hayes, Doug Blush
When a criminal court judge starts a running club on the Los Angeles notorious Skid Row and begins training a motley group of addicts and criminals to run marathons, lives begin to change. SKID ROW MARATHON follows four runners as they rise from the mean streets of Los Angeles to run marathons around the world, fighting the pull of homelessness and addiction at every turn. Their story is one of hope, friendship and dignity.
Following the screening there will be a discussion with the filmmakers Gabriele and Mark Hayes and subject of the film Judge Craig Mitchell moderated by Jasmina Bojic, Camera as Witness Program – Stanford Arts Director and Founder of the international documentary film festival UNAFF.