Gwen Ifill discusses the gender gap in sports with Chris Brennan and Ava DuVernay who are two of the filmakers in the series Nine for 1X.
Gwen Ifill, journalist and producer with PBS, talks about title 1X and the series on ESPN "Nine for 1X". Gwen spoke with Chris Brennan and Ava DuVernay, two of the film makers in the series. Nine for 1X is a series of 9 documentaries about the gender gap in athletics for women on many levels. Ava DuVernay made a film VENUS vs. which is about Venus Williams and her fight for pay equality for women tennis players. Chris Brennan is the co-producer of LET THEM WEAR TOWELS which gives the history of the difficult attempts presented to women as they tried to have access to report on sports. They were particularly barred and prevented from entering male locker rooms. The series is every Tuesday on ESPN at 8pm ET. For more information go to espnW and check for Nine for 1Xcomments powered by Disqus