Recommended Resources: Sports and Documentary Film

Posted: 03/18/2014 in Recommended Resources, Recommended Resources: Sports and Documentary Film

Click the “Recommended Resources” link above to find useful resources for connecting sports and documentary film.  Enjoy!

ESPN Film’s Nine for IX Series

ESPN Film’s 30 for 30 Series

ESPN Film’s 30 for 30 Shorts

Pass It On by Jerome Thelia (New York Times) – This short video shows how a Congolese man turns scraps into a soccer ball for village children, so they can play the sport they love.

Rodesiler, L. (2015). Quick plays: Studying short sports-based documentaries. Screen Education, (79), 26.

Rodesiler, L. (2014). Teaching with and about sports-based documentary films to address core standards. English Journal, 104(1), 31–36.

Rodesiler, L. (2012). Truth under fire: The construction of an American hero in “the Tillman story.” Screen Education, (68), 102.

Rodesiler, L. (2011). More than a game: Examining sport and society with ESPN’s 30 for 30. Screen Education, (64), 72.

Rodesiler, L. (2010). The cost of winning: Bigger, stronger, faster. Screen Education, (57), 36.


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