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Keep the Flame Alive

Feb 2, 2023

Film Buff Fran is back to discuss  "Jappeloup" -- how do the French do with sports biopics? 

In our Seoul 1988 history moment, we stay in the world of equestrian. Jill looks at the dressage competition and the emergence of Nicole Uphoff and her horse Rembrandt.

We travel to TKFLASTAN to get some news from:

Dec 15, 2022

Film Buff Fran is back with one of her all-time favorite movies, "The Cutting Edge" starring Moira Kelly and D.B. Sweeney. Can the icy figure skater and the rough-and-tumble former hockey player get past their differences in order to become an Olympic-caliber pairs team?

Also on this episode, we have our last...

Oct 6, 2022

Grab your popcorn and pull up your chair! Film Buff Fran is back for another edition of Keep the Flame Alive's Movie Club. This time we're watching the 2016 Jesse Owens biopic "Race." Will it inspire us to become sprinters?


In our Albertville 1992 history moment, Jill starts looking at the bobsled competition. This...

Aug 18, 2022

It’s time for movie club! Film Buff Fran is back with the official film of the 1992 Albertville Winter Olympics “One Light One World, ” directed by Joe Jay Jalbert and R. Douglas Copsey.

In our Albertville 1992 moment, Alison has part 2 of her deep dive on the women's figure skating competition.

In news...

Mar 17, 2022

Jill and Alison are on their way home from the Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympics, and a long flight is a perfect time to catch up on movies, so we thought it would be good to have another session of Movie Club with Film Buff Fran. This time, we're talking about the 2015 film "Eddie the Eagle," a biopic on the surprise...