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Saturday April 30 | 4:30pm

Rules & Guidelines

community event

PLEASE NOTE: All pass holders must check in at the theatre at least 15 minutes before showtime to guarantee a seat. Otherwise seats will be released.

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Film screening, followed by discussion with producer Sue Johnson, moderated by Dena Paolino, owner/founder of Striking Beauties

Film subject, Claressa "T-Rex" Shields will be a part of the FEMALE OLYMPIAN PANEL (via Skype) on Saturday at 1:30PM.

There will be popcorn available for purchase by Inpopnito.

T-Rex follows the true story of Claressa “T-Rex” Shields as she tries to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics where women’s boxing will make its Olympic debut. Boxing is Claressa’s ticket to take her and her family out of the tough neighborhoods of Flint, Michigan. Weaving Claressa’s story of fighting for gold with her family and her relationship with her coach Jason Crutchfield, T-Rex offers a contemporary look at a fiercely independent hero.

Tickets: $15
Proceeds for newportFILM SPORTS will benefit both newportFILM & the International Tennis Hall of Fame

This film is not appropriate for children under the age of 13.

(Once you purchase your tickets, your name will be on a list at the door upon check-in of the event. To keep it green, we do not print paper tickets.)

Run time: 91 minutes
Director(s): Drea Cooper, Zackary Canepari
Producer(s): Sue Jaye Johnson, Bianca Darville

Claressa “T-­Rex” Shields, Jason Crutchfield