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Copa 71

Co-directed and co-written by the UK’s James Erskine and Rachel Ramsay, along with British screenwriter Victoria Gregory who also co-produced, this absorbing documentary explores the deplorable treatment of female football players, as they share their own captivating memories of the 1971 event. Co-produced by London-based companies Dogwoof and New Black Films.

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Told by the women who played in the tournament, discover the astonishing story of the 1971 Women’s World Cup. Held in Mexico City and witnessed by record crowds of over one hundred thousand people, the event was written out of sports history, until now.