The Boys in the Boat…the Rest of the Story

In celebration of the new film The Boys in the Boat (now playing at the UNITED), join us for a presentation from Jim Pocock who comes out of a legendary family of racing shell builders, including his great uncle George, who is featured prominently in the The Boys in the Boat book and movie, and his grandfather Dick Pocock who built boats for Yale, including two Olympic gold medal winning crews. As a boy and young adult, Jim knew both George and Dick very well, and will tell us many other stories about them that the book and movie do not cover. This event is co-presented with Stonington Community Rowing (

TICKET NOTE: This event is a general admission fully seated event in the main cinema event space at the UNITED. Seating is guaranteed but location of seating is first-come first-served.