Film and Q&A Screened Saturday, July 10, 2021
Knocking Down the Fences shows an incredible black, softball player flying through the air, catching balls clearly out of reach. A.J. Andrews is the first woman to win a Rawlings Gold Glove Award, recognizing her amazing athletic talent. Yet, she faces the same financial difficulties as other professional female athletes, earning significantly less than professional male athletes.
THE LENS OF HOPE
Female athletes are speaking up and saying it is time for equality. They are starting to be heard and seen for their talent and they are inspiring young girls who will be the next generation of superstar athletes!
“Women need to be loud about their achievements, and this film was another way for me to use my voice.”
Filmmaker: Meg Shutzer
Run time: 12 minutes