Venus and Serena

Venus and Serena (12A)

The intimate and engaging life-story of two of tennis’ most celebrated professionals: the Williams’ sisters.

The World has been captivated by the Williams sisters since they burst onto the professional tennis scene in the early 90s. The indomitable sisters broke into the sport and faced the opposition with grace and courage, and broke new ground for female and African American athletes everywhere. VENUS and SERENA offers an in-depth and detailed chronicle of the sister’s turbulent 2011 tennis season, which proved to be one of the most testing of their careers, with both sisters battling life and career-threatening health problems, personal tragedy and media controversy. VENUS and SERENA provides viewers unprecedented access into the sister’s lives, watching the pair as they draw their greatest strengths from one another and overcome countless testing adversities.

VENUS and SERENA features a grand-slam list of celebrity interviews including Bill Clinton, Anna Wintour, Chris Rock and John McEnroe.

Certificate: 12A     Distributor: Kaleidoscope Entertainment

Dirs. Maiken Baird & Michelle Major, US, 2012, 99 mins, documentary

Cast (as themselves):   Venus Williams, Serena Williams, Billie Jean King, John McEnroe, Richard Williams

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