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Boston Bruins to honor Willie O’Ree; True Story now Streaming on Crackle for Free

In celebration of the NHL’s first Black hockey player, Crackle adds heartfelt documentary Willie to its roster for viewers to stream for free all month long. Willie follows the inspirational journey of Willie O’Ree’s as he breaks color barriers in the National Hockey League during the tumultuous fight to end Jim Crow laws. On February 18 ...

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“Willie,” The Incredible Life Story of Trailblazer and Hockey Hall of Famer Willie O’Ree, Announced Distribution Deal With ESPN

Bryant McBride and Laurence Mathieu-Leger, producers of the critically-acclaimed documentary “Willie,” today announced a partnership with ESPN to air the film this spring in celebration of Black History Month. The film will be available through the month of February on ESPN Streaming On Demand, and will have four airings on ...

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NHL Pioneer O’Ree Documentary To Make World Debut At Hot Docs 2019

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, the largest documentary festival in North America, today announced the original documentary WILLIE has been selected by the festival, which receives more than 10,000 film submissions each year. The festival also announced WILLIE has been designated as ‘Hot Docs Special Presentations,’ which names approximately 30 documentaries each year ...

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