McFarland, USA is the heartwarming film that chronicles the real life Coach Jim White’s journey from a down-and-out coach to a coach of a high school with multiple state championships under their belt. But the film goes beyond winning and losing, and as White learned, there is a cultural gap that needed to be addressed. There are also themes of family, faith, and and a community uniting as one to overcome some difficult odds both on the track and socially.
We had a chance to talk to the starts of the film Rafael Martinez, Ramiro Rodriguez, and Michael Aguero, as well as the real-life Coach Jim White. Hit the jump to check it out. [Read more…]