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Unravelling Athena

About the film

Unraveling Athena is a feature documentary that chronicles the journey that Women Tennis Champions pass through - from small child with a large racket, to ranked player, and ultimately to WTA number one in the world, and beyond - her Journey after reaching the pinnacle The film explores the ingredients, the common themes and qualities, that account for the remarkable achievements of these women, from different generations, nationalities and personalities. Interweaving the lives of these champions the film creates a single, unified narrative of modern day contemporary heroines. Unraveling Athena will also introduce us to the journey of the brain, a topic never discussed in sports films. Unraveling Athena is the story of a journey, not only in professional tennis, but a journey of life that can inspire us on many levels.

Runtime 1 hour 43 minutes
Premiere Australian Premiere
Previous Festivals Manchester International Film Festival

Director(s) Francis Amat

Venue Cinema Nova

Address 380 Lygon St, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia

Date July 28, 2019

Time 2:00 pm

GenresBlockbuster / Premiere, Sports

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