Footy Chicks - SBS (52 minute documentary)

  • Director:

    Rebecca Barry

  • Producer(s):

    Michaela Perske

  • Production Co:

    Red Ithaka Productions

  • Writer:

    Rebecca Barry & Michaela Perske

  • Screenings:

    • Sydney Film Festival 2006
    • Broadcast on SBS
  • Synopsis:

    The possibility of sex with a football player is a fantasy for many women and a reality for some. Footy Chicks explores the scene off the footy field - a colourful world of sex, male bonding and the women who pursue them. Both the women and the players candidly reveal how it can be a fun, alluring and sometimes dangerous game.

  • Press:

    • “Footy Chicks is set to reignite the debate laying bare footy and sex.” Mark Bannerman - 7.30 Report ABC
    • “…is a riveting treatise of the culture of "footy chicks" from ordinary female football fans to the infinitely more complex world of women who pursue footballers for sex … Usefully and unusually, Footy Chicks puts context into a complex situation …” Michael Idato, The Guide, Sydney Morning Herald
    • “Filmmakers Barry and Perske manage to inject poignancy and humanity into their story” Christine Jackman - The Australian
    • "The utterly riveting Footy Chicks handles what is a complex and explosive issue with a steady hand" Glen Humpheries - The Illawarra Mercury
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