The Champions

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2015 | USA | 93 minutes
Director: Darcy Dennett
Producer: Darcy Dennett
Executive Producers: Darcy Dennett, Elissa Jones, David Backes, Kelly Backes, and Dana Edwards
Cinematographer: Justin Hanrahan
Editor: Julio F. Lastres

The Champions is an inspirational story about the pit bulls rescued from the brutal fighting ring of former Atlanta Falcon’s star quarterback Michael Vick, and the organizations who risked everything to save them, despite pressure from PETA and The Humane Society of the United States to euthanize the dogs. It is a story of second-chances, redemption and hope. This uplifting documentary takes us on a journey about much more than just dogs—about prejudice, being misunderstood, the power of resilience, and the significance of the relationship we as humans have with animals. Featuring the lifesaving work of Best Friends Animal Society.

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Showtime:
Friday, April 15th, 2016, 9:15am
Colonial Theatre, Keene