In the Game follows the ups and downs of a Hispanic girls soccer team to reveal the impact that race, class, and gender has on life opportunities.
Date: Saturday, February 7, 3:00PM
Location: Held Auditorium, 304 Barnard Hall (Note! This screening has been recently moved to Held Auditorium)
Director Maria Finitzo will join the audience for a post screening discussion.
Maria Finitzo is a two-time Peabody Award-winning social issue documentary filmmaker whose 26 years as a documentary filmmaker has resulted in a body of work that has won every major broadcast award and has been screened in festivals and theaters around the world. Finitzo’s films have tackled a variety of subjects from the controversial science of stem cell research and the complex questions surrounding the command and control of nuclear weapons to the psychology of adolescent girls, each film demonstrating a depth and breadth of knowledge and expertise. She is a long time associate of the award-winning documentary company, Kartemquin Films, one of the oldest and most respected social issue documentary film companies in the country. It is here that she learned her craft as a filmmaker.