Posts tagged Helena Sung
Skid Row Runners' Documentary Elicit Tears and Applause at LA Live

At the end of the almost hour and a half documentary, the entire theater, some with tears in their eyes, gave a standing ovation not just to the directors of "Skid Row Marathon", but also to those whose struggles and triumphs they had just witnessed. The event, a screening of the documentary, "Skid Row Marathon", was held at the Regal LA Live Theater in Downtown Los Angeles on Friday, March 16th and hosted by KTLA’s Mary Beth McDade.

Read More
"Skid Row Marathon" Documentary Screening Comes to DTLA

The documentary, which took four and a half years to make, tells the story of Judge Mitchell, a criminal court judge who starts a running club with residents from a homeless shelter on Skid Row, leading to the unlikely group to run marathons around the world. The film follows them on early-morning training runs around L.A. to marathons in Accra, Ghana and Rome, Italy.

Read More