“Are they good at Rugby?” This was the immediate reaction of Juwan Johnson when told Dartmouth College might be a good fit for him. Little
did he know that he was on the way to playing rugby for one of the most
prestigious colleges in the world. This renowned school in Hanover,
N.H., finished first at 7-0 in their division in rugby – and certainly
aren’t lacking on the academic front. Johnson, likely attending
Dartmouth in the fall, has experienced the change of a lifetime through
his introduction to rugby.
With the rise of social platforms like Be Real and TikTok encouraging authenticity, young filmmakers nowadays seemingly have a penchant for what is “real” or “realistic” about the world we live in today. Perhaps the quest to capture cinematic verisimilitude is...