Women are changing the look of sports, the perception
of strength and what it means to be an athlete
a woman, an athlete and taller than most
of the boys.
This is a game ladies is about 13 women,
the Scarlet Knights, pioneers in the world of sport. These Scarlet
Knights are also
college students with the exhilarating and painful
issues all young women have: an emerging sexuality, a future role
in society, racial
identity and their relationship to their own family.
This is a game ladies is also about their coach C. Vivian Stringer…
Through Coach Stringer we witness true leadership. And motherhood for
Coach is a widowed mother to her own three children one
of them disabled as well as to thirteen women under the
age of twenty-one!
Soft-spoken (except when the Scarlet Knights lose) and diminutive
in size, Stringer is an iconic giant whose driving ambition is
renowned throughout the world of sport and beyond. For over 30
years she steadily climbed her way to the top, relying on an inner
strength and faith, borne of personal tragedy.
This is a game ladies is a film about a team and a leader, and
how the experiences of athletic gift shape a lifetime.
It is a film about basketball. And a film about life.