Cleveland International Film Festival } March 22 – April 1, 2023 } Playhouse Square

The Boy Who Learned to Fly

Year: 2016
Country: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 7 minutes

The Boy Who Learned to Fly

From humble beginnings in a Jamaican schoolyard to his ascendance on the world stage, sprinter Usain Bolt finds a way to fly past the pressure. By keeping it light and overcoming the weight of fame he finds the joy of running and thus fulfilling his destiny.

CIFF41 Screenings

Akron Art Museum

Saturday, April 01, 2017 at 12:00 PM

Saturday, April 08, 2017 at 2:15 PM

Shorts Program
Family Shorts Program 2


Calvin O'Neal Jr.

Jake Wyatt and Limbert Fabian

Ex Prod - Usain Bolt, Lampton Enochs, Brandon Oldenburg, Trish Farnsworth-Smith / Prod - Wendell Riley

Principal Cast
Kevoy Burton, Camille Davis, Sekai Smart-MacAulay

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