CRITICAL THINKING: Last Day Thursday, October 15th

Watch Trailer Director: John Leguizamo
Cast: John Leguizamo, Jorge Lendeborg Jr, Michael Kenneth Williams

This film is part of our Virtual Cinema Screening Initiative. When you rent CRITICAL THINKING you are not only supporting independent film, but also supporting the Athena Cinema and our mission.

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About the film

Based on a true story from 1998, five LatinX and Black teenagers from the toughest underserved ghetto in Miami fight their way into the National Chess Championship under the guidance of their unconventional but inspirational teacher.


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Running Time: 117 min117 MIN
Not Rated
This Film is Wheelchair Accessible

I am always game for a movie that makes me reckon with my personal feelings and biases, and I’m glad this one exists because representation will always speak volumes.

Odie Henderson