Story of Legendary LeMoyne-Owen College Coach Featured at the Burbank International Film Festival
The documentary "1st Forgotten Champions: The Legacy of Jerry C. Johnson" by filmmaker Morreco Coleman is a semi-finalist in the Burbank International Film Festival. The Jerry C. Johnson Foundation is giving away FREE tickets to view it online.
By: Jerry C. Johnson Foundation
The Burbank International Film festival began in 2009 in Burbank, California to highlight filmmakers who focus on social and environmental subjects. "1st Forgotten Champions: The Legacy of Jerry Johnson" is in the category of featured documentary and will be competing against six other films. "1st Forgotten Champions: The Legacy of Jerry Johnson" contains interviews with Coach Johnson, other legendary professional athletes and current and past University of Memphis head basketball coaches Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway, John Calipari, and Josh Pastner. Former Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton also shares his thoughts on Coach Johnson and his rigorous basketball program.
Morreco Coleman is a filmmaker, animator, and graphic artist who graduated from Memphis College of Art. He relocated to Los Angeles, CA in 2015 to further pursue his dream. This is Coleman's second film festival feature. "Gansta Walking The Movie" competed in the 2015 Memphis International Film and Music Festival bringing light to the Memphis hip hop-rap and dance culture.
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