Released by ESPN this month, the new four disc DVD documentary series about women in sports directed by outstanding female filmmakers includes all nine titles from the Nine for IX series, plus two bonus films!
From the award-winning producers of 30 for 30, Nine for IX is an exceptional gift set celebrating the 40th anniversary of Title IX features nine documentary films about women in sports.
Directed by an extraordinarily diverse group of female filmmakers and executive produced by Jane Rosenthal (co-founder, Tribeca Film Festival) and Robin Roberts (co-anchor, Good Morning America), these critically-acclaimed films highlight Pat Summitt’s remarkable story, Venus Williams fight for equal pay and the 1999 US Women’s World Cup team, among others.
The films included in the collection are:
– Venus Vs. (Directed by Ava DuVernay)
– Pat XO (Directed by Lisa Lax and Nancy Stern / Produced by Robin Roberts)
– The Diplomat (Directed by Jennifer Arnold and Senain Khesghi)
– Runner (Directed by Shola Lynch)
– No Limits (Directed by Alison Ellwood)
– Branded (Directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady)
– Let Them Wear Towels (Directed by Annie Sundberg and Ricki Stern)
– Swoopes (Directed by Hannah Storm)
– The ‘99ers (Directed by Erin Leyden / Produced by Julie Foudy)
– Coach (Directed by Bess Kargman; Executive Producer Whoopi Goldberg)
– Abby Head On (Directed by Erin Leyden and Gentry Kirby)
Check out the trailer below.
Three (3) Winners receive:
– Nine for IX DVD Gift Sets (each 4 disc set retails at $29.95)
Prizing provided by ESPN
How to win? Jump down into the comments section and answer the simple question which of the films included in the collection is most interesting to you?
The contest will close on November 15th, at 8:00PM PST. Winners will be selected randomly. Prize will only be shipped to US addresses. Good luck!
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