100 Years of Olympic Films: 1912–2012
A Turning Point
Directed by Kim Takal • 1984 • United States
The abiding strength of this documentary, the official film of the XIV Olympic Winter Games Sarajevo 1984, lies in its respect for the individual athletes, interviewing them before or after an event.
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16 Days of Glory
Directed by Bud Greenspan • 1986 • United States
Director Bud Greenspan, whose career covering sporting events had begun some twenty years earlier, seized the opportunity to helm the official film of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics with such gusto that he would become the IOC's go-to person for ...
Calgary ’88: 16 Days of Glory
Directed by Bud Greenspan • 1989 • United States
Bud Greenspan was fascinated by the ways in which athletes confront victory and defeat, and this runs like a bass line through the various interviews he conducted for his tribute to the XV Olympic Winter Games, CALGARY '88: 16 DAYS OF GLORY. Gre...
Directed by Lee Kwang-soo • 1989 • South Korea
Of all the films that the Korean Motion Picture Promotion Corporation created for the Games of the XXIV Olympiad, Lee Kwang-soo's SEOUL 1988 is the most comprehensive. The film devotes much footage to sports dear to Koreans but regarded as minor in ...