Doc Shorts: Women in Sports

Doc Shorts: Women in Sports

84 minutes

Stories in which women excel in diverse athletic endeavors, from running and boxing to automobile racing and samurai sword-handling.

1500 Miles

U.S.
2018
18 minutes
English
Directed by:
Chris Duncan

Sixteen years after the amputation of her left leg, Nicole Ver Kuilen challenges herself to complete a 1,500-mile triathlon from Seattle to San Diego.

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The Boxers of Brule

U.S.
2019
39 minutes
English
Directed by:
Jessie Adler

Devastated by her friend's suicide, a young Lakota woman forms a boxing team in hope of leading the girls of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe down a safer path.

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Champ

Netherlands
2019
16 minutes
Dutch
Directed by:
Cassandra Offenberg

Dutch champion Esma Aras is a kickboxing talent with great promise, but her mother's chronic illness poses a challenge as she pursues greater ambitions.

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Lady Samurai

Japan
2019
6 minutes
Japanese
Directed by:
James Latimer

Kaori Kawabuchi — a samurai-sword performer, singer, and motion-capture actor — keeps alive ancient traditions in modern Japan.

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Mommy Goes Race

Canada
2018
6 minutes
English
Directed by:
Charlene McConini

Charlene McConini — the only female car racer in the Kitigan Zibi Anishinabe Nation — juggles being a super mom with derby racing.

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