Saturday, September 28, 2019
Brava Theater Center
San Francisco, CA

Screens Before Power Meri

Expected Guests: Film Subject Tracy Hamm, Moderated by Jennifer Matt

Duration: 27 minutes
Country: USA
Year: 2019
Language: English
Website: Coach

Coach follows Tracy Hamm, the head coach of women’s soccer at San Francisco State, after she was denied access to licensing courses that matched her experience level in the U.S. due to limitations built into the women’s professional game. As a result, Tracy began working towards becoming one of the first American women to attain the UEFA A license, a highly prestigious and internationally recognized accreditation, in Wales

DIRECTORS: Jordan Axelrod, Matthew Ellison

Jordan Axelrod is a New York-based producer, director, and editor. He graduated from NYU Tisch School of the Arts with a bachelor of fine arts in film and television in 2016. His recent film, Carol’s Last Chance, was featured on Short of the Week and won best short film at the Fort Myers Film Festival.

Matthew Ellison’s films have screened at the Tribeca Film Festival, TIFF, Venice Film Festival and on Short of the Week. He is also directing short documentaries focusing on issues ranging from the relativity of success to the state of comedy in 2019. A co-founder of Yellow Bear Films, Matt holds a master’s in journalism from Columbia University.

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CO-PRESENTED BY: Growth Through Sport and Goal Five