What's happening in Women in Sport Film Season?

Inspired by Storyhouse Women, a weekend celebrating women and girls.  

Young Programmers have chosen to celebrate and present films that explore women in sports, the challenges of working in a male-dominated industry and the obstacles that women face when competing in sports.  

Women in Sport Film Season
Cinema Whip It (12A)

1 hr 51 | The story of 17-year-old indie-rock girl Bliss , who is made to compete in pageants by her mother but hope of escape comes in the form of a roller-derby

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Cinema Bend It Like Beckham (12)

1 hr 52 | Struggling to hide her passion for football from her strict family, Jess tries to navigate love, friendships and her own cultural identity.

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Cinema Girls Can’t Surf (12A)

1 hr 48 | Girls Can’t Surf, follows the journey of a group of women who took on the male-dominated surfing industry to tackle sexism and misogyny within the industry

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Cinema Skate Kitchen (15)

1 hr 46 | The true story of how Camille’s life as a lonely suburban teenager is changed dramatically when she befriends a group of girl skaters.

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