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“The Sheik” film to premier at the 2014 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival

“The Sheik” film to premier at the 2014 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival Check out the movie’s official website: http://sheikmovie.com/Home.html Toronto, March 4, 2014 – Hot Docs is pleased to announce 14 documentary features that will be a part of this year’s Special Presentations program, a high-profile collection of world and international premieres, award-winners […]

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“After Addiction and Tragedy, the Iron Sheik Gets Back Up Off the Mat” by Keith Elliot Greenberg

Editor’s note: This column originally appeared on bleacherreport.com and was written by Keith Elliot Greenberg. At the lowest point in his life, the wrestler popularly known as “The Iron Sheik“ tucked a razor blade into his cheek and walked into a Jonesboro, Ga., courtroom. He was going to cut a man’s throat, and he had […]

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