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Summertime Film Festival June 25- Thursday: Sports

12:00pm     Step Into Liquid             1hour27min

In a documentary shot in waters all over the globe, director Dana Brown takes on tall waves and surfers who live to challenge them. The film treks from the Irish coast, where a trio of American brothers take on the Atlantic surf, to Rapa Nui in the Pacific, where the Easter Island statues gaze out at board-riding daredevils. Brown also finds good surfing in unlikely places, like Wisconsin and Texas, and charts the rise of female surfers in a sport traditionally dominated by males.

 

1:30p   Usain Bolt, The Fastest Man Alive      59 min

This documentary follows the life and career of Usain Bolt.

 

2:30pm       Undefeated              1hour 53min

is a 2011 documentary directed by Daniel Lindsay and T.J. Martin. The film documents the struggles of a high school football team, the Manassas Tigers of Memphis, as they attempt a winning season after years of losses. The team is turned around by coach Bill Courtney,  who helps form a group of young men into an academic and athletic team.

4:30pm          Baseball, Season 1        

Documentarian Ken Burns takes a swing at baseball, chronicling th sports signature people, places, and events in its deep roots in American culture.