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Dallas Sting

The story of how a group of girl soccer players headed to China in 1984 as the ultimate underdog and beat some of the best women’s teams from China, Australia and Italy.
Location: US - Louisiana

Hit Somebody

The main character, Buddy, is a dude who loves Hockey. LOVES it. Sees the beauty in it. Wants to be that which he admires so much. He wants to be in the NHL and wants to play hockey. And he gets a chance to play hockey but not the way he wanted to. The thing is, the dude is insanely passionate about it but no damn good. And there was a way in, and that way was that the dude could fight. So he finally gets in… we’re going to do it in the WHA (World Hockey Association).
Location: US - Michigan

The Dive

A biopic of Francisco "Pipin" Ferreras and his wife, Audrey Mestre, two world record setters in the sport of "freediving"—diving as deep as possible on one breath and without any scuba equipment. Mestre died in 2002 while trying to break her record of 557.7 feet.

Sweetwater

Centers on Nat "Sweetwater" Clifton, the first African-American basketball player to play for an NBA team.

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Untitled Greg Louganis ...

Greg Louganis starts taking dance, acrobatics and gymnastics classes at 18 months, after witnessing his sister's classes and attempting to join in. By the age of three, he is practicing daily and is competing and giving public performances. He also takes up trampolining, and at the age of nine begins diving lessons after the family gets a swimming pool. Later, he goes on to win Olympic Gold Medals. Six months before the 1988 Olympics, Louganis is diagnosed with HIV but it's not until years later that he comes out as being gay.

Fencer

Zoe Saldana stars as Mae, an extremely intense and determined young woman who finds discipline, self-respect and peace in the most unlikely place - the fencing piste. He struggling and obsession rule every facet of her life to the detriment of family and friendships; achieving physical and mental perfection for the fight comes at a cost. As Mae competes to make the Tokyo Olympics, her blade accidentally cuts short a rival's career. Guilt over the accident leads Mae to question everything about her life. But spurred on by her tenacious coach Noah, Mae seeks the courage to get up and fight again. The weight of a life-long ambition and her biggest goal in touching sight.

Barca

An epic cinematic portrait of FC Barcelona (‘Barça’), focusing specifically on a journey that led Barça to the apotheosis of the world game over a four-year period during which they won everything there was to win, triggering near unanimous admiration. Football is by far the world’s favorite pastime, uniting devotees across every religion, race, culture and language.

Low and Outside: The Ji...

Kansas City Royal's baseball announcer Jim Brockmire loses it on the air when he discovers his wife is cheating on him, instigating his public downfall. But all is not lost, as he tries to reinvent himself as the announcer for a very minor league team.

Perfect

Kerri Strug triumphs against the odds to win Team USA's first gold medal at the 1996 Olympics. Strug is hailed as an American hero when she completes her final vault at the Atlanta games on a badly injured ankle to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat. Strug is carried onto the medals podium to join her team, after which she is treated at a hospital for tendon damage. She becomes an instant national hit, visiting President Clinton, appearing on various talk shows, and making the cover of Sports Illustrated.

Will Ferrell eSports Pr...

A member of a professional eSports team is an anomaly in a sport where players usually retire in their 20s due to slowing hand-eye coordination.

Jesse Owens Biopic

This film will focus on the run-up to the 1936 games, and the profound impact that the performance by Owens had on the world. Hitler refused to shake his hand, and the racism evident in the U.S. meant that FDR wouldn’t do it in public, either.

Playoff

Danny Huston plays Max Stoller, a Holocaust survivor who, after coaching Tel Aviv to victory in the European basketball championships, gets a call to train the German national team. Despite public outrage in Israel, he agrees and arrives in Frankfurt where he is confronted by the memories of his childhood.