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2017 FILM GUIDE

SHOWING 12 RESULTS | FILMS SORTED BY GENRE: 'SPORTS'
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THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF WALLY AND THE WORM

  • Section: Shorts
  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 16 minutes
  • Directed By: Colin Hanks
  • Country: USA
When Dennis Rodman hurts his knee with four weeks to go in the Chicago Bulls '96-'97 NBA championship season, young assistant trainer Wally Blasé is assigned to oversee his rehab, and the two forge a close friendship over 10 wild days of fast living recounted by director Colin Hanks through animation and first-person confessions. | Read More
Sports, Documentary, Animation
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BUMP & SPIKE

  • Section: Shorts
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 16 minutes
  • Directed By: Michael Jacobs
  • Country: USA
The spectacular rise and fall of the International Professional Volleyball Association, which existed between 1975–1980 complete with "party lifestyle," rocking arena matches and stars on the court and in the stands, is chronicled in this Michael Jacobs-directed film. | Read More
Sports, Documentary
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CHUCK

  • Section: Spotlight Narrative
  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 99 minutes
  • Directed By: Philippe Falardeau
  • Country: USA
Chuck is the true story of Chuck Wepner (Liev Schreiber), the man who inspired the billion-dollar film series Rocky—a liquor salesman from New Jersey who went 15 rounds with Muhammad Ali. Wepner suffered numerous losses, knockouts, and broken noses in his ten years in the ring, and lived an epic life of drugs, booze, and wild women outside of it. | Read More
Drama, Sports
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MIKE AND THE MAD DOG

  • Section: Gala
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 50 minutes
  • Directed By: Daniel H. Forer
  • Country: USA
Dive into the inner workings of one of the sports world's most unlikely partnerships: Mike Francesa and Chris “Mad Dog” Russo, the voices that launched a thousand sports radio imitators. The hosts, their colleagues, and a who's-who of sports heavyweights tell the story of their surprise rise to stardom and 19 years as the iconic voices of New York sports. | Read More
Sports, Documentary
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REVOLUTION IN THE RING

  • Section: Shorts
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 23 minutes
  • Directed By: Jason Sklaver
  • Country: USA
The story of Cuban boxer Teofilo Stevenson, who in 1962 chose to stay in his home country rather than defect, this film examines through the lens of Cuban-American politics how his life and the life of the Cuban people were dramatically altered by the embargo. | Read More
Sports, Documentary
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RUN MAMA RUN

  • Section: Shorts
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 33 minutes
  • Directed By: Daniele Anastasion
  • Country: USA
Run Mama Run is an examination of motherhood and athleticism through the eyes of Sarah Brown, an elite track athlete who will continue to train through pregnancy and postpartum with help of her trainer and husband Darren Brown. | Read More
Sports, Documentary

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