From Forrest Gump to Fences, Mykelti Williamson gives solid performances and in Run the Race he stars as the high school football coach to a pair of brothers. We talked with him about the important role a coach can play in the lives of youth. Plus whether it’s working with directors like Clint Eastwood to Francis Ford Coppola, or opposite actors like Forest Whitaker and Will Smith, filmmaker/ actor Mario Van Peebles was more than happy to take on the role of a minister in this film about brothers in a small home town with differing world views. We talked about the power of encouragement.

Mykelti Williamson & Mario Van Peebles: Power of a Coach & Encouragement

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