Before Sheryl Swopes, Martina Navratilova and Annika Sorenstam were even born, there was Babe Didrikson, one of the best athletes of all time and both genders. This excellent docudrama traces her life, wide-ranging sports career, and personal life with reverent dignity.
Films in the ‘Herstory’ Category
From enduring patronizing snickers to garnering global respect as undisputed champions of the world, the USA Women’s Soccer Team’s amazing journey is as inspirational as it is groundbreaking. Great interviews with all the players plus clips from their best games and most triumphant moments.
Absorbing documentary on lesbians coming of age in the 50’s. Be glad these foremothers paved the way for the liberties you enjoy today!
What was it like to be an openly gay, black woman in the 20th century? This documentary shares a slice of life via the extraordinary Ruth Ellis. In 1919, Ellis was 20 years old and newly out. She ran her own print shop and retired at age 65, she then joined the newly emerging civil [...]
The 1988 Seoul Olympics were the games for Florence Griffith-Joyner (FloJo) and Jackie Joyner-Kersee to smash through olympic and world records and into the history books as two of the greatest female athletes of all time.