The Margaret Lambert Story
Dir. Nina Horowitz
German with English subtitles
Margaret Lambert was a decorated athlete and considered to be the best high jumper in the world. Poised to represent her Germany in the 1936 Olympic Games, just days before the competition, she was given a letter disclaiming she was “disqualified” and was replaced with a mysterious jumper whose participation raised more questions than answers.
Today, at 102 years old, Margaret tells her story with the help from various members of the international sports community who were all an integral part of keeping her story alive.
Presented as part of Memory’s Flight (Shorts Program).
Sunday, May 21, 5:00 pm
E Street Cinema
555 11th Street NW
Monday, May 22, 6:15 pm
Bethesda Row Cinema
7235 Woodmont Avenue
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Both screenings followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Nina Horowitz.
Nina Horowitz is a filmmaker specializing in documentary storytelling. She focuses on subject matter featuring strong female protagonists and tackles topics that relate to human justice, gender, and political scandals. She currently lives in Brooklyn, NY and is a Director at Vice Media.
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This event finished on May 23, 2017.