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PLAYING THROUGH (USA)

January 21, 2023 @ 10:00 am to approx. 12:30 pm

Playing Through is a feature-length fictional film honoring the life and legacy of Ann Gregory, a pioneering female athlete and civil rights advocate.   Late in her career, Ann Gregory finds the courage to be the first woman of color to enter the USGA Women’s Amateur.  She collides with Babs Whatling, a privileged white woman from the south who is searching for her own identity.

Genre:  Sports Drama
Run Time:  91 min
Country:  USA
Language:  English
Premiere:  Southern CA Premiere
Director:  Balbinka Korzeniowska
Writer:  Curtis Jordan
Producer:  Peter Odione
Principal Cast:  Julia Rae, Andia Winslow, Sam Daly, Timothy V Murphy, Ronnie Gene Blevins

Awards – 4 wins

2022

Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival

 Won, Audience Award

Peter Odiorne (producer) Unbounded Media (production company)

2022

Sarasota Film Festival

 Won, Audience Award
Narrative Feature

Peter Odiorne (producer) Unbounded Media (production company)

2022

VIFF Vienna Independent Film Festival

 Won, Golden Statuette
Best Feature Film

Peter Odiorne (producer) Unbounded Media (production company)

2021

ReFrame

 Won, ReFrame Stamp
Narrative & Animated Feature

Details

Date:
January 21, 2023
Time:
10:00 am to approx. 12:30 pm
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Organizer

Desert Film Society
Email:
info@desertfilmsociety.com
Website:
www.desertfilmsociety.org

Venue

Historic Camelot Theatre @ the Palm Springs Cultural Center
2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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