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Canadian Sport Film Festival

A Passion for Sport and Film

The Canadian Sport Film Festival (CSFF) brings together the theatre of sport and the medium of film to share unique, provocative, and passionate human stories from around the world.

We envision a global community that embraces sport for all.

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Black History Month

February 2023

Harry Jerome: The Fastest Man on Earth

Canadian athlete Harry Jerome was once the fastest man on earth. He overcame racism and a career-ending injury to achieve one of the greatest comebacks in sports history. 

This short doc was made especially for elementary and middle-school students, with content from the feature doc Mighty Jerome

2011, Documentary Short, Canada
10 minutes

Director: Ileana Pietrobruno

Black and white image of Black Canadian track legend Harry Jerome from the NFB docs 'Harry Jerome: The Fastest Man on Earth' and 'Mighty Jerome'

Harry Jerome: The Fastest Man on Earth 

  • Documentary Short, 10 minutes
  • Director: Ileana Pietrobruno

Mighty Jerome

  • Documentary Feature, 83 minutes
  • Director: Charles Officer

Harry Jerome Classic – track events

Canadian Sport Film Festival

Celebrating a season of sport in film

The Canadian Sport Film Festival (CSFF) aims to engage, educate and entertain communities throughout Canada using film to share powerful personal and political stories about the impact of sport.

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