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Granny’s Got Game - Women’s Film Series

February 17, 2017

GRANNY’S GOT GAME Women’s Film Series

Tuesday, February 28 at 7:00 pm (Doors open at 6:30 pm)
Location: Cinema Art Theater, 17701 Dartmouth Drive in Dartmouth Plaza, (behind the Lewes WAWA)
Admission: $9 per person

The Women’s Film Series presents this heartwarming documentary that follows a senior women’s basketball team as they battle for a spot in the National Senior Games. These fiercely competitive grandmas in their seventies battle physical limitations and social stigma to change perceptions about aging. Raised in a world when there were no opportunities for women to compete after high school, they must learn a new style of play while overcoming the skepticism of their peers. Interspersed with archival footage from the ’50s and ’60s, this uplifting tale is about more than just basketball. It’s about overcoming life’s obstacles to do what you love with the people you care most about. The filmmaker, Angela Alford says, “I have spent the last year and half with these women, documenting their journeys, and even doing a little coaching. The experience has changed me and I hope the film will inspire you."  [2013 USA, Runtime: 74 minutes, NR]

View the trailer here:
https://youtu.be/OQ9DldEQGVU

Seating is limited. Advance online reservations (www.rehobothfilm.com) are encouraged and may be made with MasterCard or VISA. Admission will also be available at the door, space permitting.

The Rehoboth Beach Film Society is pleased to collaborate with the League of Women Voters® of Sussex County to present the second annual Women’s Film Series. The focus of this monthly series is to inform, inspire, and empower audiences by exploring a range of women’s issues through the art of film.

 

Event Details:

Event Date: 
Tue, 02/28/2017 - 7:00pm
Event Location: 
Cinema Art Theater, 17701 Dartmouth Drive in Dartmouth Plaza, (behind the Lewes WAWA)
Contact Phone: 
(302) 645-9095