'Running for the Revolution', the latest documentary film by noted filmmaker Mark Craig (link to imdb bio), chronicles the life of Olympic athletics legend and World Athletics Council Member Alberto Juantorena, from the start of the journey to his historic 400/800m double triumph at the 1976 Olympic Games to his lifelong service to the sport he loves. Five years in the making, the 90-minute film was made possible with support from World Athletics Heritage and by the International Olympic Committee, Dentsu and Getty Images who provided generous assistance with archive footage.
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