A Woman’s Work

Football and feminism collide in this feature documentary that follows three former NFL cheerleaders and their class-action lawsuits brought against their teams.

Yu Gu Yu Gu
PRODUCER, DIRECTOR

Yu Gu is an award-winning filmmaker born in Chongqing, China and raised in Vancouver, Canada. Yu’s short, personal documentary, A Moth in Spring premiered at Hot Docs International Film... more»

Elizabeth Ai Elizabeth Ai
PRODUCER

Elizabeth is an award-winning producer of independent documentary and fiction films. She consults on projects and produces commercial and promotional content for Vice, Fox International Channels,... more»

This film subverts gender assumptions by borrowing the “violent poetry” of traditional sports documentaries and using it to humanize the main female characters. My lens moves fluidly between intimate moments, courtroom battles and legislative change, creating both empathy and understanding in the audience.

Genre: Documentary, Sports, Women, Character Driven