Included with Museum Admission
Written and directed by Eric Weltner.
The Mohawk Monopoly explores the Cincinnati Mohawks’ dominance of the International Hockey League while an affiliate of the dynastic Montreal Canadiens in the 1950s. The history is chronicled through motion footage, still imagery, motion graphics and player commentary (including 9-time Stanley Cup champion coach Scotty Bowman). The Mohawks are the most decorated hockey team in IHL history, having won six consecutive league championships and five consecutive Turner Cup playoff titles. Additionally, several players ascended to have tremendous NHL careers.
A Q&A with the films director will follow after the screening.