Battle of the Sexes

The Battle of the Sexes (PG)

A fun and important documentary that recalls the dark days of the early ’70s when major misogynist tennis player Bobby Riggs challenged female player Billie Jean King to a high profile Wimbledon tennis match saying things like: “I want to prove that women are lousy, they stink, they don’t belong on the same court as a man.”

Certificate: PG     Distributor: Kaleidoscope Entertainment

Dir. James Erskine & Zara Hayes US/UK, 2013, 83 mins, documentary

Cast (as themselves): Billie Jean King, Bobby Riggs

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