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Andy (andy@filmakers.com)
Mon, 5 May 2003 17:15:33 -0400

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Ms. LeeAnne L. Krause

Manager, Educational Films, USC Film Library

Dear LeeAnne: =20

In answer to your query about films that combine politics and sports, =
here are a few from Filmakers Library.

Please let us know if you need any further information. =20

LADY WARRIORS

The story of seven Native American teenage girls, Arizona state =
cross-country running champions, who believe that establishing =
outstanding reputations as runners will enhance their chances of getting =
scholarships to college. The film takes us to the Navaho and Hopi =
reservations in and around Tuba City, Arizona, and illustrates the =
girls' will to succeed, the importance of age-old traditions and the =
struggles of minority girls to grow up in today's America.

*People's Choice Award, Denver International Film Festival, 2002.

*Best Picture, Audience Award Phoenix Film Festival, 2002.

Best Documentary, American Indian Festival, 2001.

56 min. Sale $195. Rental $75. (86 min. version available).

www.filmakers.com/indivs/LadyWarriors.htm

CRICKET OUTTA COMPTON

How do a group of home boys from a slum of L.A. get to England to play =
cricket and dazzle Prince Edward with their rap music? The cricket team =
was the brainchild of Ted Hayes who orchestrated its formation to =
compete in the world's most aristocratic game. The film shows how one =
person's leadership can widen the horizons of kids with limited =
expectations.

*First Prize, Black Maria Film Festival, 2001.

*Mill Valley Film Festival, 2001.

22 min. Sale $225. Rental $55.

http://www.filmakers.com/indivs/Cricket_out_of_Compton.htm

COWGIRLS

The women in rodeo come from a world that is widely misunderstood. Their =
defiant and unbridled nature fits the textbook definition of feminism =
and yet few feel comfortable calling themselves feminists. COWGIRLS will =
enlighten audiences about the thrilling sport of rodeo and its thriving =
subculture, as well as the myths behind the cowboy's counterpart.=20

Finalist, USA Short Film Festival, Dallas, 2002.

Provincetown Film Festival, 2002.

29 min. Sale $250. Rental $55.

http://www.filmakers.com/indivs/Cowgirls.htm

Filmakers Library

124 E. 40th Street

New York, N.Y. 10016

Tel. 212 808 4980

Fax. 212 808 4983

Web site: www.filmakers.com

E-mail: info@filmakers.com

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Ms. LeeAnne L. Krause

Manager, Educational Films, USC Film Library

Dear LeeAnne: 

In answer to your query about films that combine politics and sports, = here=20 are a few from Filmakers Library.

Please let us know if you need any further information. 

LADY WARRIORS

The story of seven Native American teenage girls, Arizona state = cross-country=20 running champions, who believe that establishing outstanding reputations = as=20 runners will enhance their chances of getting scholarships to college. = The film=20 takes us to the Navaho and Hopi reservations in and around Tuba City, = Arizona,=20 and illustrates the girls' will to succeed, the importance of age-old = traditions=20 and the struggles of minority girls to grow up in today's America.

*People's Choice Award, Denver International Film Festival, 2002.

*Best Picture, Audience Award Phoenix Film Festival, 2002.

Best Documentary, American Indian Festival, 2001.

56 min. Sale $195. Rental $75. (86 min. version available).

www.filmakers.c= om/indivs/LadyWarriors.htm

CRICKET OUTTA COMPTON

How do a group of home boys from a slum of L.A. get to England to = play=20 cricket and dazzle Prince Edward with their rap music? The cricket team = was the=20 brainchild of Ted Hayes who orchestrated its formation to compete in the = world's=20 most aristocratic game. The film shows how one person's leadership can = widen the=20 horizons of kids with limited expectations.

*First Prize, Black Maria Film Festival, 2001.

*Mill Valley Film Festival, 2001.

22 min. Sale $225. Rental $55.

http:= //www.filmakers.com/indivs/Cricket_out_of_Compton.htm

COWGIRLS

The women in rodeo come from a world that is widely misunderstood. = Their=20 defiant and unbridled nature fits the textbook definition of feminism = and yet=20 few feel comfortable calling themselves feminists. COWGIRLS will = enlighten=20 audiences about the thrilling sport of rodeo and its thriving = subculture, as=20 well as the myths behind the cowboy's counterpart.

Finalist, USA Short Film Festival, Dallas, 2002.

Provincetown Film Festival, 2002.

29 min. Sale $250. Rental $55.

http://www.filmaker= s.com/indivs/Cowgirls.htm

 

Filmakers Library

124 E. 40th Street

New York, N.Y. 10016

Tel. 212 808 4980

Fax. 212 808 4983

Web site:  www.filmakers.com

E-mail:  info@filmakers.com

 

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