Runner hosted by Laemmle Theatres

Runner hosted by Laemmle Theatres

A percentage of the proceeds of every ticket benefits your local Laemmle Theatres.

Once you play the film you will have 72 hours to finish it. The last day to purchase will be July 24th.

Purchase of a ticket includes access to a live Q&A with subject Guor Maker and director Bill Gallagher. The list of Q&A times are here: http://runnerdoc.com/theqa . If you cannot make a live Q&A there are previously recorded ones that are loaded in the portal when you purchase a ticket to the film.

About the film: When he was only eight, Guor Mading Maker (formally known as Guor Marial) ran from captivity in war-torn Sudan to eventually seek safety in the US. In his new life, Maker began running again, participating in high school track and field and eventually becoming a sensation and qualifying for the 2012 Olympics. But because the newly formed South Sudan was not recognized by the International Olympic Committee, Maker had to fight to compete independently, refusing to run for Sudan and taking a stand against its oppression. RUNNER depicts Maker’s difficult and triumphant journey from refugee to a world-renowned athlete, told in intimate interviews with gorgeously animated flashbacks of Guor’s upbringing, and culminating in a heart-wrenching reunion with his parents after a 20-year separation. His story is a distinctly inspirational one in which the indomitable human spirit emerges against all odds.

Runner hosted by Laemmle Theatres

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  • RUNNER

    When he was only eight, Guor Mading Maker (formally known as Guor Marial) ran from captivity in war-torn Sudan to eventually seek safety in the US. In his new life, Maker began running again, participating in high school track and field and eventually becoming a sensation and qualifying for the 2...

  • RUNNER Q&A June 20, 2020

    With: Guor Maker subject, Bill Gallagher the director and producer. Moderated by Claudia Puig, President of the LA Film Critics Association.

  • RUNNER Q&A June 23, 2020