- Written by Belinda Elliott
- Category: Events
- Published: 29 April 2019
Thursday, May 23, 6 p.m.
Southside Boys and Girls Club
701 Berkley Ave. Ext., Norfolk, VA 23523
Wrestle is an intimate, inspiring coming of age portrait of the wrestling team at Huntsville's J.O. Johnson High School, which has been on Alabama's failing schools list for many years. As they fight their way towards the State Championship, wrestlers Jailen, Jamario, Teague and Jaquan each face injustices and challenges on and off the mat, together grappling with obstacles that jeopardize their success while their coach wades into the complexities of class and race in the South.
6:00 p.m. - Come and listen as several youth discuss what mentorship has meant to them.
6:30 p.m. - Screening begins
8:00 p.m. - Audience discussion led by Sylvia Muller, Director of the Hampton Roads and Peninsula office of Big Brothers Big Sisters