Photos: Jesse Owens biopic ‘Race’ screens at Newseum

Actor Stephan James is pictured here with director Stephen Hopkins at the Feb. 3, 2016 screening of "Race." (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Actor Stephan James is pictured here with director Stephen Hopkins at the Feb. 3, 2016 screening of “Race.” (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Actor Stephan James is pictured here at the Feb. 3, 2016 screening of "Race." (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Actor Stephan James is pictured here at the Feb. 3, 2016 screening of “Race.” (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Actor Stephan James with Congressman John Lewis at the Feb. 3, 2016 screening of "Race." (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Actor Stephan James with Congressman John Lewis at the Feb. 3, 2016 screening of “Race.” (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Actor Stephan James is pictured here at the Feb. 3, 2016 screening of “Race.” (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Actor Stephan James strikes a pose on the red carpet track at the Feb. 3, 2016 screening of "Race." (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Actor Stephan James strikes a pose on the red carpet track at the Feb. 3, 2016 screening of “Race.” (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Actor Stephan James strikes a pose on the red carpet track at the Feb. 3, 2016 screening of "Race." (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Actor Stephan James strikes a pose on the red carpet track at the Feb. 3, 2016 screening of “Race.” (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Actor Stephan James is greeted by Congressman John Lewis. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Actor Stephan James is greeted by Congressman John Lewis. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) ((Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com))
Congressman John Lewis at the Feb. 3, 2016 screening of "Race." (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Congressman John Lewis at the Feb. 3, 2016 screening of “Race.” (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Actor Stephan James and Comcast Universal Executive David Cohen join Gloria Owens, daughter of Jesse Owens, and her family.(Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Actor Stephan James and Comcast Universal Executive David Cohen join Gloria Owens, daughter of Jesse Owens, and her family.(Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Gloria Owens, daughter of Jesse Owens, is greeted by actor Stephan James. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Gloria Owens, daughter of Jesse Owens, is greeted by actor Stephan James)
Gloria Owens, daughter of Jesse Owens, with actor Stephan James at the Feb. 3, 2016 screening of "Race." (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Gloria Owens, daughter of Jesse Owens, with actor Stephan James at the Feb. 3, 2016 screening of “Race.” (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Comcast Universal Executive David Cohen, actor Stephan James, Congressman John Lewis and director Stephen Hopkins.  (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Comcast Universal Executive David Cohen, actor Stephan James, Congressman John Lewis and director Stephen Hopkins. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) ( (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com))
Director Stephen Hopkins  at the Feb. 3, 2016 screening of "Race." (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Director Stephen Hopkins at the Feb. 3, 2016 screening of “Race.” (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Comcast Universal Executive David Cohen with director Stephen Hopkins. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) ((Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com))
The Newseum hosted a screening of “Race” on Feb. 3, 2016. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
The Newseum hosted a screening of “Race” on Feb. 3, 2016. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) ((Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com))
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Actor Stephan James is pictured here with director Stephen Hopkins at the Feb. 3, 2016 screening of "Race." (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Actor Stephan James is pictured here at the Feb. 3, 2016 screening of "Race." (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Actor Stephan James with Congressman John Lewis at the Feb. 3, 2016 screening of "Race." (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Actor Stephan James strikes a pose on the red carpet track at the Feb. 3, 2016 screening of "Race." (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Actor Stephan James strikes a pose on the red carpet track at the Feb. 3, 2016 screening of "Race." (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Actor Stephan James is greeted by Congressman John Lewis. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Congressman John Lewis at the Feb. 3, 2016 screening of "Race." (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Actor Stephan James and Comcast Universal Executive David Cohen join Gloria Owens, daughter of Jesse Owens, and her family.(Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Gloria Owens, daughter of Jesse Owens, with actor Stephan James at the Feb. 3, 2016 screening of "Race." (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Comcast Universal Executive David Cohen, actor Stephan James, Congressman John Lewis and director Stephen Hopkins.  (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Director Stephen Hopkins  at the Feb. 3, 2016 screening of "Race." (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
The Newseum hosted a screening of “Race” on Feb. 3, 2016. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)

WASHINGTON — The Newseum played host to a screening of “Race” Wednesday night. The film tells the story of Jesse Owens, the Olympic legend who made history at the 1936 Berlin Games.

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