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Maiden

Summary:

If you’re looking for an inspirational story about taking on an impossible feat — even when you’re told you won’t succeed—Maiden is a documentary worth watching. Telling the story of Tracy Edwards, a British sailor who led the first all-female sailing crew in the 1989 Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race, Maiden depicts how Edwards and her team overcame gender inequality through the power of their tenacity and the strength of female friendships.

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From the Watercooler:

Maiden is a lesson in surviving childhood trauma, channeling energy into a worthy cause, and fighting to win — even when the majority says victory is impossible. Read More

From Katie Walsh at Chicago Tribune:

Maiden is a grand adventure, the likes of which we don’t always see too often anymore. Full Review

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