The Stand: How One Gesture Shook the World

The Stand: How One Gesture Shook the World

Directed by Tom Ratcliffe, Becky Paige

The Stand: How One Gesture Shook the World explores the motives behind Tommie Smith and John Carlos's gesture of defiance during the 1968 Olympics and the consequences.

One singular event remains deeply inspiring, controversial and one of the most overtly political statement in the annals of sports.

Cast: Tommie Smith, John Carlos, Harry Edwards, Ralph Boston, Mel Pender