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Artemis Women in Action Film Festival 2017, SPORTS HEROINES

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Artemis Women in Action Film Festival 2017, SPORTS HEROINES

Breaking Waves
IT AIN'T PRETTY - unconfirmed inclusion  About the challenges and triumphs of female big wave surfers fighting sexism in the water, in competition, in the media and in the surf industry.  Some adult language.

She Walks in Beauty
01:05:12 LONGEST RACE - The victories of hundreds of Kenyan and Ethiopian female athletes are transforming the socio-economic landscape in two traditionally macho countries, one stride at a time.  Haile Gebrselassie; Derartu Tulu; Lornah Kiplagat; Feyse Tadese; Florence Kiplagat; Renato Canova.  All ages.

BLACK HMONG & A DIFFERENT WAY OF LIFE - Black Hmong women leave their traditional village to embark on a journey to the city of Hanoi.  All ages.

CLIMBING THAILAND - Alex Johnson shows us Thailand's culture and climbing, from South to North.  All ages.

PURSUIT OF BEAUTY - Follows artist Lisa Martin for two weeks of her arduous adventure over mountains, and through valleys.  All ages.

THE LINE: COURAGE TO GET THERE - Follows three powerful, graceful and fashionable high performance female downhill mountain bikers shredding the trails. Casey Kohlhoff, Director; Inga Beck; Kat Sweet; McKenna Merten. All ages.

Woman and Machine
MONKEY AND HER DRIVER - Two fearless women who, with their stubborn motorcycle sidecar, demonstrate extraordinary determination and true grit.  Ned Thanhouser, Director; Kendra McDonald; Betty Herlocker; Kevin Starr; Johnny Kilmore; Donn Sayer.  Adult language.

RACING IN RED - Follows Erica Enders-Stevens and Elite Motorsports, LLC and their inaugural season culminating in the first female NHRA Pro Stock World Champion and then back to back World Championships.  Adult language.

She’s Got Game
MIND/GAME: THE UNQUIET JOURNEY OF CHAMIQUE HOLDSCLAW - Often called "the female Michael Jordan," WNBA all-star Chamique Holdsclaw seemed destined for a spectacular professional career-until her long-suppressed battle with mental illness emerged to threaten her life.  Narrated by Glenn Close.  Adult themes; language.
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