SHOWTIME SPORTS DOCUMENTARY FILMS RELEASES OFFICIAL TRAILER FOR STAND
SHOWTIME® SPORTS DOCUMENTARY FILMS RELEASES OFFICIAL TRAILER FOR STAND
A Look at the Courageous Journey of Activist
and Basketball Phenom Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf,
STAND Premieres Friday, February 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME
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NEW YORK – January 17, 2023 – SHOWTIME Sports Documentary Films has released the official trailer for its upcoming documentary STAND, the feature-length examination of the remarkable life of social activist and basketball prodigy Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf. STAND premieres Friday, February 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME and will be available across the network’s on-demand and streaming platforms at premiere.
To watch and share the trailer, go to: https://s.sho.com/3H1lTd1
Directed by Joslyn Rose Lyons, making her feature-length directorial debut, the film features in-depth interviews with basketball and entertainment stars includingStephen Curry,Steve Kerr,Shaquille O’Neal,Jalen Rose,Mahershala Ali,Ice Cubeand more.
The raw and unflinchingSTANDdetails Abdul-Rauf’s unprecedented journey from schoolboy prodigy to NBA All-Rookie team to national pariah. STANDexplores the personal struggles of Abdul-Rauf – born Chris Jackson in Gulfport, Mississippi – and how he overcame overwhelming odds, including extreme poverty and Tourette’s Syndrome, to make it to basketball’s biggest stage.The film also details Abdul-Rauf’s conversion to Islam and his groundbreaking stand against racism and for social justice, and the backlash that ensued.
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