Achieving greatness in high school wrestling requires a level of devotion unmatched perhaps by any other sport. That greatness has become a yearly expectation at Lake Stevens High, winner of seven Washington state championships in the past 10 years. Narrated by Lake Stevens wrestling alum Chris Pratt (Moneyball), this riveting documentary follows the team over the course of a season as they fight through injuries and academic issues to maintain their school's legacy. | Read MoreESPN, Sports, Documentary, Family Friendly
Return to the days of disco balls, .44-caliber killers, and…soccer? This exuberant documentary traces the rise and fall of the New York Cosmos, Gotham's beloved North American Soccer League franchise and a Studio 54-era sensation, through archival footage, interviews with team players and executives, and a hip-shaking '70s soundtrack. A Miramax release. | Read MoreSports and Documentary
In April 18, 2012, Pat Summitt, the NCAA’s winningest basketball coach, stunned the sports world by resigning from Tennessee. As news of her early-onset Alzheimer’s spread, the coach and her son, Tyler, set out to beat this challenge as they had every other—with grace, humor and, most of all, each other. Produced by Robin Roberts, Pat XO tells the remarkable story of this incomparable coach as it has never been told before, straight from the people who knew her best. | Read MoreFemale Director(s), ESPN, Sports, Documentary
In April 18, 2012, Pat Summitt, the NCAA’s winningest basketball coach, stunned the sports world by resigning from Tennessee. As news of her early-onset Alzheimer’s spread, the coach and her son, Tyler, set out to beat this challenge as they had every other—with grace, humor and, most of all, each other. Produced by Robin Roberts, Pat XO tells the remarkable story of this incomparable coach as it has never been told before, straight from the people who knew her best.
Screening with: Let Them Wear Towels
During the 1977 World Series, Sports Illustrated reporter Melissa Ludtke was denied access to the players’ locker room. After a very public fight, the door was opened, but the debate about female journalists in the male sanctum of the clubhouse remained. Through interviews with pioneering female sports writers, Let Them Wear Towels captures the raw behavior, humorous retaliation, angry lawsuits and remarkable resolve that went into the struggle for equal access for women reporters. | Read MoreSports and Documentary
Six stories intertwine in this dramatic and moving examination of the social impact of soccer across the world. Juxtaposing thrilling footage from games leading to and throughout the 2006 World Cup, Apted highlights stories of triumph over adversity from around the globe and skillfully conveys the remarkable transformative power of this sport. In English, French and Spanish.
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What Little League is to baseball, go-karting is to auto racing. Oscar®-nominated director Marshall Curry (Street Fight) follows the exhilarating and emotional journeys of three top racers competing for the national championship. Three adolescents and their families must discover if they have the talent and dedication—and sponsorship dollars—to one day become NASCAR superstars. | Read MoreESPN, Sports, Documentary, Family Friendly
Mike Terry (Chiwetel Ejiofor) is a Jiu-jitsu teacher who has avoided the prizefighting circuit by operating a self-defense studio. An accident on a dark, rainy night changes Terry's life dramatically, introducing him to a world of promoters (Ricky Jay, Joe Mantegna) and movie star Chet Frank (Tim Allen). In order to regain his honor, Terry must step into the ring for the first time in his life. A Sony Pictures Classics presentation | Read MoreDrama, Action, ESPN, Sports
Tomek is one of the thousands of people who have just gathered for the match on Saturday evening. He is standing on the highest floor, above everyone, a faithful fan of his team. This match, however, is going to be exceptional. If his team looses, he will seek out justice himself: he will kill someone. | Read MoreDrama, Thriller, Sports
Despite his alpha-male reputation, tennis ace Dick Raskind always felt different from other guys. But it wasn't until his 40s, after getting married and having a son, that Dick was reborn as Renée Richards. Renée was still dynamite on the tennis court, but being the first transsexual player in the women's US Open would put her in a spotlight she—or her troubled son—couldn't escape. This fascinating doc is a testament to both personal and athletic perseverance. | Read MoreSports and Documentary
A surfer, New Yorker and Freedom Tower ironworker, Timmy Brennan lost everything in the Breezy Point fires during Hurricane Sandy. Through the kindness of strangers, he is given a new board and finds hope riding the same ocean that shattered his community. | Read MoreSports and Documentary
Stars Gael García Bernal and Diego Luna and producers Alfonso Cuarón (Children of Men, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban), Guillermo del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth, Hellboy), and Alejandro González Iñárritu (Babel) present a splendid, riotous film about a pair of thickheaded stepbrothers whose rivalry takes them from their jobs on a small-town banana ranch to star spots on opposing soccer teams. | Read MoreDrama, Comedy, ESPN, Sports
Without one eccentric Jewish immigrant from Transylvania, the New York City Marathon simply wouldn't exist. Ehrlich's fun, loving, and inspirational tribute to the late Fred Lebow shows how one man's imagination and determination created one of the world's most popular sporting events. | Read MoreESPN, Sports, Documentary
In the remote seaside village of Vanimo in Papua New Guinea, there are hardly any jobs—but there are infinite prime waves. Twenty years after the first board was introduced on the island, surfing has become a way of life. This spirited documentary, tinged by joyful music and fascinating glimpses into a rare culture, follows four local surfers competing in the country's first-ever national surfing championships in the hopes their surfboards will carry them to a better life. | Read MoreESPN, Sports, Documentary
This documentary follows two young gymnasts with unprecedented access, as they prepare for the Mass Games, one of North Korea's most important and elaborate events. Along with striking footage of the Games themselves, this eye-opening film also shows the daily lives of people in one of the world's most closed societies.
A KINO International release. | Read MoreSports and Documentary
Whether it's jumping out of a helicopter hovering above the powdery slopes of Alaska's mountain ranges or trying to outrun an avalanche in the French Alps, Steep traces the legacy of extreme skiing from its early pioneers to the death-defying daredevils of today. | Read MoreESPN, Sports, Documentary