LIFE WITHOUT BASKETBALL

Expected to Attend: Directors Tim O’Donnell, Jon Mercer, executive producer (Human Rights Watch) Minky Worden; film subject Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir

WORLD PREMIERE After a controversial basketball ruling about head coverings makes it impossible for Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir to maintain her religious convictions while playing professionally, she begins training the next generation of Muslim girls at an Islamic school’s athletics program. As she reckons with the possibility of life without basketball, Bilqis fights to change the rules of the International Basketball Federation and become the first Division I basketball player to play wearing the hijab.

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2018 - LIFE WITHOUT BASKETBALL

 

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Official Site: http://LifeWithoutBBall.com
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Director: Tim O'Donnell, Jon Mercer
Executive Producer: Minky Worden
Producer: Tim O'Donnell, Jon Mercer
Cinematographer: Tim O'Donnell and Jon Mercer
Editor: Tim O'Donnell and Jon Mercer
Music: John Lindsey
Running Time: 89
Language: English
Country: USA
Year: 2018