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 ‘Sports’ 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.
The exciting sport of professional women’s wrestling, featuring some of the finest female grapplers in the world. No fantasy fetish crap, this is the real deal: fast, furious, and highly skilled. Featuring Erica Montoya, Lisa Ward, Tara Larosa, Megumi Fugi, Roxanne Modeferri, and Marie Coangelo.
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.
Chris and Tory are olympic-caliber athletes. Their relationship moves over the span of three years from one of mentor to competitors and lovers. The best sports dyke movie ever. Both Chris (Mariel Hemingway) and Tory (real-life olympic athlete Patrice Donnelly) are hot, hot, HOT.
Highlight tape of all the finest moments of the women’s events at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
The world of professional women’s boxing – misunderstood, denigrated, and powerful. Meet the women called to this brutally beautiful sport and see their superb athleticism, skill and power in action. Featuring our all-time favorite boxer, the incomparable Lucia Rijker.
How institutionalized homophobia seriously twisted women’s college sports. One virulently homophobic coach in particular, Penn State’s Rene Portland, is examined in this striking documentary; and one courageous athlete, Jennifer Harris, who took on the system and showed that it is homophobia in sports, not lesbians in sports, that is the problem.