The inspiring true story of the first all-Black high school rowing team, including members of rival gangs, willing to try a sport they knew nothing about, and how it changed their lives is scheduled to screen at 4 p.m. Wed., Jan. 17. at the Boys and Girls Club in Asbury Park.
The film is free and open to the public.
The film is about many things but at the heart of it all it’s a story of friendship.
“A Most Beautiful Thing” is narrated by the Academy Award/Grammy-winning artist, Common. It is executive produced by NBA Stars Grant Hill and Dwyane Wade along with Grammy Award-winning producer 9th Wonder; and directed by award-winning filmmaker (and Olympic rower) Mary Mazzio.
It is nominated by the International Press Academy for Best Documentary) and named one of the best films of 2020 by Esquire.