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FIVE FILMS: Find Your Tribe

Birds’ Eye View’s Jo Taylor-Hitchinson has picked five films that explore the notion of finding your tribe in the context of traditional patriarchal ‘sporting’ spaces. 

From baseball to roller derby to racing to skateboarding to football and spanning from the divergent cultures of East and West, these films are a celebration of female camaraderie in different forms.

“A gender line…helps to keep women not on a pedestal, but in a cage.” Ruth Bader Ginsburg


A League of Their Own (1992) directed by Penny Marshall

Bend it Like Beckham (2002) directed by Gurinder Chadha

Whip It (2009) directed by Drew Barrymore

Speed Sisters (2015) directed by Amber Fares

Skate Kitchen (2018) directed by Crystal Moselle

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