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ESPNW KICKS OFF WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH WITH THE DEBUT OF WHEN I PLAY, AN ALL-FEMALE WRITTEN, PRODUCED AND DIRECTED BRAND FILM

Today marks the beginning of Women’s History Month and espnW kicks off the celebration with this new film, When I Play. See full film here: http://espnW.com/WhenIPlay

espnW’s When I Play is a film that directly and proudly celebrates women and gives voice to women and girls who see their athleticism as a way to reclaim themselves, to find themselves, and to embrace their power. It embodies how espnW defines its message and mission. Starting with a poem written by espnW's Allison Glock (who is also the film’s executive producer and co-director) and produced by an all-woman senior production team, the film features real athletes -- not actors – from the cultural hotbed of Atlanta, who volunteered to participate.

When I Play perfectly illustrates why espnW matters – as a platform for women that empowers them and showcases their strength and talents,” said Laura Gentile, senior vice president, espnW & Women’s Initiatives. “It’s the appropriate kick off to Women’s History Month, which we’re calling “Women Making History Month,” to highlight the contributions of women yesterday, today and, most importantly, to come.”

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Contact:

Jay Jay Nesheim – jayjay.nesheim@espn.com (646) 547-5839 @JayJayN_ESPN

 

Date: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017