Screening and Panel Discussion of "Skid Row Marathon"

Event Date: 

Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:30pm

Event Location: 

  • UCSB Multicultural Center Theater
  • UCEN

Event Price: 

Open to the public ($25 suggestion donation at the door), and free for UCSB students with student ID. No advance tickets required.

Event Contact: 

Joanne Nowak, Blum Center Academic Coodinator (

In collaboration with UCSB and New Beginnings, a special screening of "Skid Row Marathon" documentary. This film follows four runners as they move beyond the streets of LA to run marathons around the world, fighting off homelessness and addiction. "Skid Row Marathon" won the Audience Choice Award at the 2018 Santa Barbara International Film Festival. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with the filmmakers and cast, including those who started the LA Skid Row Running Club.