Brent Hodge and Morgan Spurlock (A Brony Tale, TFF 2014) spin a variation on the classic underdog story told in fun-loving and free-wheeling style. Their focus: an eclectic group of actresses, musicians, writers, comedians, and moms who compete in the Los Angeles women’s recreational basketball league. With team names guaranteed to make you smile (Shecago Bulls, Traveling Pants, Space Glam, Ba Dunka Dunks, LA Nail Clippers), this documentary shows that girls not only wanna have fun, they wanna ball too. The team that started it all is the Pistol Shrimps, whose lineup includes Aubrey Plaza (Parks & Recreation). From inspiring a podcast to creating their own merchandise, this group of exceptional women proves that organized sports can be enjoyed at any age and any skill level. Talented both on and off the court, they prove all the haters wrong as they full-court press their way to glory. Haters beware!
CAST & CREDITS
Brent is a Canadian Screen Award winning filmmaker/entrepreneur who began his career at the CBC. He has directed three full-length documentaries including A Brony Tale, which premiered at Tribeca Film Festival in 2014 and Leo-award winner What Happens Next?. In 2013 he founded Hodgee Films, a full service production company focusing on the filming of pop culture-based documentaries and digital and commercial content worldwide. Hodgee Films does ongoing work with Morgan Spurlock and Uber and was Academy Award longlisted for Brent's role as director of I Am Chris Farley for Spike TV.
Morgan Spurlock, Rachel Ricketts, Brent Hodge
Brent Hodge, Korey Schaefer, Andrew Huculiak, Chris Kelly