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Category: Woman

by Phyllis Ellis
Sport has a long, insidious history of policing female athletes' bodies. Who is a woman and who gets to decide?
2022  ·  1h20m  ·  Canada
English, Hindi, Swahili
About the Film
An under-represented issue that deserves the kind of deep-probing, thoughtful and political treatment this inspired doc delivers, CATEGORY: WOMAN follows courageous women athletes who have been forced to fight for the right to compete because of their higher-than-usual androgen levels.
Upcoming Screenings
Director
Phyllis Ellis
Producers
Phyllis Ellis, Howard Fraiberg
Executive Producers
Howard Fraiberg, Cheryl Staurulakis
Writers
Phyllis Ellis
Editors
Eugene Weis, Tiffany Beaudin
Cinematography
Iris Ng
Composer
Aaron Davis, Taku Matthews
About the Director

Phyllis Ellis

Director Phyllis Ellis

Phyllis Ellis is a Canadian filmmaker, writer, actor, and producer who has worked in Europe, Asia, Africa, India, and the U.S. for the past 35 years. Nominated for the 2021 International Emmys and winner of Best Direction and Best Writing at the Canadian Screen Awards (CSA), her feature documentary “Toxic Beauty” has been viewed by over 44 million people worldwide. Ellis has won six CSAs and was nominated for best direction for her work in documentary film, series, writing, and performance. An Olympian, Ellis is dedicated to telling stories empowering women’s voices around the world.

 
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