Nine-time Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter John Legend and Grey’s Anatomy actor Jesse Williams have joined the forthcoming social justice documentary “With Drawn Arms” as executive producers.
Co-directed by conceptual artist Glenn Kaino and Prince creative collaborator Afshin Shahidi, the film will explore the importance of Olympic gold medalist Tommie Smith’s Black Power salute at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City.
Through artistic collaboration between Kaino and Smith, the documentary will look to connect Smith’s silent protest to the police brutality and social injustices of African Americans in modern day America.
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