The Heart of the Game

What started out as a small documentary about an eccentric, middle-aged tax professor coaching a Seattle girls basketball team, the Roosevelt Roughriders, turned into an enchanting and fascinating feature-length treatise on the politics of gender, race and class that was seven years in the making. Exuberant, touching and ultimately uplifting, coach Bill Resler sends his girls out on the court with a cheerful "Draw blood, have fun". This isn't just about sport, it's about empowerment, integrity and above all, enjoying the game.

Year: 2005
Genre: Documentaries, Sport, Film Festivals 2006
Country: USA
Director: Ward Serrill
Starring: Narrated by, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges
Duration: 98 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains coarse language.
Location in store: Documentary (Sport)



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