What To Watch: Female Athletes

With the women's Euros final happening tonight, we're looking at female athletes

on film!


 

A League Of Their Own

Post World War II, an all-female baseball league springs up in the Midwest. Sisters Dottie and Kit spar with each other, their scout Ernie and has-been coach Jimmy Dugan on their way up.


Available to rent on Youtube.



I, Tonya

Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises to fame despite struggles in her home life. She rises up the ranks of U.S. figure skating until her career is threatened as her ex-husband re-enters her life.


Available to rent on Youtube.



Fighting With My Family

Paige and Zak are children of wrestlers who dream of following in their parent's footsteps. They are ecstatic when they get the opportunity to try out for the WWE. When only Paige earns a spot in the training program, she must learn to leave her loved ones behind and face this new world alone.


Available on Amazon Prime Video.



Bend it Like Beckham

Jess, the 18-year-old daughter of a strict Indian couple in London, is not allowed to play football. When playing casually one day, her skills impress Jules who convinces Jess to join her semi-pro team. Jess struggles to hide her matches from her family while also dealing with romantic feelings for her coach.


Available on Amazon Prime Video.


 

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