Leni Riefenstahl’s groundbreaking documentary, ‘Olympia,’ to be shown at Pickford Film Center

Western Washington University’s Western Reads program and Whatcom Reads! host a showing of Leni Riefenstahl’s documentary, “Olympia,” which debuted in 1938 and broke new ground in the way sports were filmed and edited, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, at Pickford Film Center, 1318 Bay St.

The event is part of this year’s Western Reads and Whatcom Reads! book selection, Daniel James Brown’s “The Boys in the Boat,” the story of the University of Washington crew team that won gold at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015