PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. – “The Last Gold,” a film by Emmy Award-winner and Scarsdale resident Brian T. Brown, was shown Tuesday night at the Jacob Burns Film Center, according to Scarsdale10583.com.
The movie tells the “greatest untold story in Olympic swimming history,” according to Scarsdale10583.com, which reported the film’s focus was on the trials and tribulations of the 1976 East German women’s swim team.
Prior to the film’s screening, Scarsdale10583.com spoke with Brown, asking him about his latest work.
Brown, whose experience includes 25 years as a writer, director, show runner and executive producer on multiple film and television projects, said he was approached to about the film by USA Swimming, which asked him to direct, according to Scarsdale10583.com, which reported that Brown’s experience working on 12 Olympic broadcasts for NBC left him well prepared for the project.
In the interview with Scarsdale10583.com, Brown discusses what he believes are parallels between the 1976 games and the upcoming Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and what he loves most about living in Scarsdale.