I, Tonya (2017)

Awards Season Screenings

FEB 27 • 7PM

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(2017); 2hr; Rated: R

From the proverbial wrong side of the tracks in Portland, Oregon, former competitive figure skater Tonya Harding was never fully accepted in the figure skating community for not inherently being the image of grace, breeding and privilege that the community wanted to portray, despite she being naturally gifted in the sport athletically. Despite ultimately garnering some success in figure skating being national champion, a world championship medalist, an Olympian, and being the first American woman to complete a Triple Axel in competition, she is arguably best known for her association to “the incident”: the leg bashing on January 6, 1994 of her competitor, Nancy Kerrigan, who, unlike Tonya, was everything that the figure skating community wanted in their representatives.

Director: Craig Gillespie
Stars: Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Allison Janney

Presented by Count Basie Theatre Cinema Society

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