Friends and rivals try to walk thin, nylon ropes stretched 500 feet in the air. On the line, the daredevils push each other to do something bigger and crazier than ever done before. Off the line, who’s hooking up and who’s breaking up adds more tension.
Featuring unprecedented access to Osaka, the documentary follows her pivotal year, from the U.S. Open in August 2019 and on tour, as she plays in each of the Grand Slams and prepares for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Level Playing Field examines how multi-billion-dollar industries in and out of sports have historically underpaid their most valuable assets, politicized community-based initiatives, and stifled the voices of athletes of color. Featuring stories and insights from sports and policy changemakers including the WNBA’s Elizabeth Williams, U.S. senators Cory Booker and Raphael Warnock, Rep. Joaquin Castro, and […]