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At Women Sports Film we are always on the look out for interesting things happening at the intersection of sports, film, culture and politics.  We’ll be posting a new list every couple of weeks so be sure to check back soon. Enjoy! See 01:05:12 The Longest Race at the United Nations Association Film Festival this Friday. Listen…

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We love SHEL music!

Putting together a film festival is kind of liking making a beautiful meal. Every ingredient has to stand on it’s own while working together with the other elements to create something new, delicious and memorable. Jennie and I travelled to the Telluride Mountainfilm Festival in Colorado over Memorial Day weekend in search of the final…

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That's a Wrap!

Thank you to everyone who made the first Women Sports Film Festival a huge success. We welcomed over 500 attendees to our inaugural three-day event celebrating female athletes and storytellers through documentary film. The festival kicked off on Thursday, July 28 with a sold-out audience for our Opening Night film, T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold about…

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Win a Free Beach Cruiser from Priority Bicycles

Buy a ticket to see a film at the Women Sports Film Festival on July 29 & 30 and you might ride home on a brand new Beach Cruiser from Priority Bicycles.  Our friends at Priority Bicycles have generously donated a Priority Coast beach cruiser to be given away to one lucky winner during the…

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Dads Stand Up for Daughters and Girl's Sports

Title IX is the landmark legislation passed in 1972 that prohibited discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally-funded education program or activity. Implementing the provisions of the new law was a slow and arduous process in which fathers emerged as the champions of enforcement on behalf of their daughters. As Karen Blumenthal says…

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READY, SET, GO!

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After months of behind the scenes planning, we’re thrilled to finally pull the curtain back and announce the lineup of films for our inaugural Women Sports Film Festival.  Our carefully curated program includes nine feature length documentaries and a collection of eight short films featuring athletes from four continents participating in eleven different sports. We’ll kick the…

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Ready to Launch!

Welcome to the Women Sports Film Festival blog. This is the place to be for news and updates as we launch our inaugural festival on July 28-30, 2016 at The New Parkway Theater in Oakland, California. Things you can count on finding here in the weeks ahead. The story of how the festival came to…

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