This strong statement opens the new In the Game demo, released today via YouTube. Producer/Director Maria Finitzo's film takes on the legacy of Title IX, stating "in our country, who gets to play and who does not is a yardstick by which we measure how close we are to achieving the goals of a democracy."
Steve James will participate in a panel discussion on sports documentaries with Dan Silver, Director of Development at ESPN Films, and A Fighting Chance co-directors Takashi Doscher and Alex Shofner, with Kyle Manard. Click here for more information.
Steve James to be awarded with the 2011 Cine Trailblazer Award. Cine is a Washington DC-based film, television, and new media non-profit group.
On May 19 in Chicago a sneak preview of Kartemquin's in-progress film In the Game will accompany a panel discussion on equality and womens athletics: Women in Sports: The Legacy of Title IX. The event is being organized by the Young Women's Leadership Council of the Chicago Foundation for Women and will take place at Columbia College in Chicago.