Rocks With Wings

Rocks With Wings
Type TV Special
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 2hr
Genres Sports, Documentary
Keywords N/A
Status Wrapped
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Jerry Richardson Actor n/a 1 1000001
Rick Derby Director n/a 2 2000001
Rick Derby Producer n/a 3 3000001
Harry Forbes Publicity publicist(PBS/Pasadena) 120789 29000001
Lance Webster Publicity publicist(PBS/Los Angeles) 120789 29000002
Windi Wentworth Publicity publicist(PBS/New York) 120789 29000003
Synopsis
Documentary on the Lady Chieftains, a team of Navajo high school basketball players from Shiprock, New Mexico. Since the arrival in 1987 of African-American coach Jerry Richardson, the Lady Chieftains have reached the New Mexico Women's Basketball Tournament eight times and have won four state championships. Provides insight into the decade-long period of self-discovery and achievement for the team, the coach and the town of Shiprock. Follows the progress of the women as they go on to college, sparking a renewed sense of pride in the Navajo community.
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