Mighty Jerome (2010)

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From acclaimed Canadian director Charles Officer comes this inspiring documentary about Canadian track and field star, Harry Jerome.

During a time of political upheaval in the late 1950s and 1960s, Jerome changed the face of sports in Canada and his story is brought to life through Officer’s lens with archival footage, dramatizations and interviews which cement Jerome’s place in  history. Mighty Jerome is for sports fans, history buffs and anyone who loves a great comeback story.




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Written and Directed by Charles Officer
Inspired by Fil Fraser's book on Jerome, Running Uphill