Outta The Muck

With determination and joy, the people of Pahokee rise “outta the muck” to celebrate family history, folklore, and big-time football.

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The Film

This film wades into the rich soil of Pahokee, a rural town on the banks of Lake Okeechobee. Beyond sending over a dozen players to the NFL, the people of Pahokee have a legacy of resilience and achievement in the face of great storms and personal trauma. This fiercely self-determined African-American community rises proudly from “the Muck” to share their love and tell their stories.