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by Diane Zander
Texas teenager Tara Neal wrestles through the last year that state guidelines allow her to compete with boys, amid conflict and pressures from family and community.
Women and Girls Lead, Independent Lens, True Stories
by Justine Richardson
Through accounts of women aged 14 to 94, Girls’ Hoops examines girls’s high school basketball programs in the basketball-obsessed state of Kentucky.
by Dan Bigbee and Lily Shangreaux
The story of Andy Payne, a Cherokee who won the Great American Foot Race in 1928, reveals an ordinary young man who triumphed not because of mystical power, but because he believed in himself.
by Aaron Woolf, Rudolph Callegari, and Nancy Roth
Set against the backdrop of choppy U.S.-Cuban relations, Greener Grass documents how both countries have used baseball as a political tool, and how the sport has operated as both bridge and barrier between the two lands.
by Charlotte Lagarde and Lisa Denker
A portrait of Hawaiian surf legend and community activist Rell Kapolioka'ehukai Sunn, who died of breast cancer at age 47.
Independent Lens, True Stories
by Ricki Stern and Anne Sundberg
Explosive portrait of young men coming of age in the world of a local community gym, evoking the need for positive role models and recognizing potential in young lives.
POV, True Stories
by Charles Dye
Follow teams from three different American Indian communities as they prepare for and compete across a grueling Indian Relay season.
by Miguel Grunstein and Dale Kruzic
A diverse and colorful group of adolescents with physical disabilities emerges -- luminous -- into the magic of national wheelchair basketball competition. Here they are not different.
By Chris Browne, Billy Bryan, and Alex Browne
Tracing the history of professional bowling in America from its glory days in the 1950s and 1960s to its near extinction by the late 1990s, A League of Ordinary Gentlemen follows the fate of the newly modernized Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) and four pro bowlers as they compete on tour.
by Don Howard and Terri Clemens
A humorous portrait of “the West’s most southern city,” a place governed by four principles: race, religion, death, and football.