The short documentary “Stella Walsh” will be screening as part of Ohio Shorts Program 2 at Tower City Cinemas during the Cleveland International Film Festival. The screening is Wednesday, March 25 at 9:20pm.
Stella Walsh was one of the most celebrated female athletes on the planet. She had thousands of medals, ribbons, honors and fans from around the world. Her popularity continued for decades after winning a gold medal in the 1932 Olympics, until she was killed in a robbery and it was discovered that she had ambiguous gender.