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The Express: The Ernie Davis Story

Dec 06th, 2023
Time: 9:30am
Location: Clemens Center, 207 Clemens Center Parkway , Elmira NY
Phone: (607)-734-8191
Price: Tickets: A free film presentation, celebrating Ernie Davis Day.

A Clemens Center Mary Tripp Marks School-Time Series production presented by the Ernie Davis Day Committee

Special Attraction!

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

*time subject to change

Tickets: A free film presentation, celebrating Ernie Davis Day.

For group and/or single tickets, contact our School-Time Coordinator at 607-735-2777 or

Witness the inspirational true story of a real American hero! Rising from the humblest of beginnings, Ernie Davis (Rob Brown) overcame impossible odds to become the first African-American to win college football’s greatest honor – the Heisman Trophy. Starring Dennis Quaid as the hard-nosed coach that helped drive him to greatness, The Express is a powerful story of triumph on and off the field that will have you cheering again and again for this Elmira native!  (Film Rated TV-PG: parental guidance is recommended; these programs may be unsuitable for younger children.)

Curriculum Ties: History, Drama, Civil Rights

Runtime: 150 minutes, including discussion
Age Recommendation: Grades 9+

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