Our films are just the beginning of a story. Take a deeper look into each documentary with our discussion guides, videos of panel discussions, and bonus content.
Citizen Ashe follows the life and career of Arthur Ashe, from his on-court success to his activism off of it and his death from AIDS-related complications in 1993. Co-directed by Emmy Award-winning filmmakers Rex Miller and Sam Pollard, the doc explores Ashe’s legacy as both a humanitarian and a tennis player.
The Waterman Discussion Guide: Screening Edition invites readers to go beyond the film and learn more about Duke Kahanamoku. With engaging graphics, maps, resources, and thought-provoking discussion prompts, this guide offers rich context to understand Duke’s life and his achievements.
Five-time Olympic medalist and Native Hawaiian Duke Paoa Kahanamoku shattered records and brought surfing to the world while overcoming a lifetime of personal challenges. Waterman explores his journey and legacy as a legendary swimmer, trailblazer, and the undisputed father of modern-day surfing, following the sport’s first-time inclusion in this year’s Games – a fitting tribute to his work promoting the sport around the globe.
Waterman explores the journey and legacy of Duke Paoa Kahanamoku, the Native Hawaiian who was a five-time Olympic medalist and undisputed father of modern-day surfing. Narrated by Jason Momoa, this original documentary by Sidewinder Films features commentary from surfing’s biggest stars, including first-ever Olympic gold medalist Carissa Moore, while also delving into his personal successes, struggles and humanitarianism through rare footage, contemporary visuals and incisive interviews. Now Available on Amazone Prime Video.
Positive All the Way explores how the former president of the International Paralympic Committee used these principles as a compass to guide the world’s largest adaptive sports organization to become a global leader for social change.
Positive All the Way explores how the former president of the International Paralympic Committee used these principles as a compass to guide the world’s largest adaptive sports organization to become a global leader for social change. Personal interviews and captivating footage illustrate how the growing Paralympic movement is challenging the world’s perception of disability. As the film explores the power of adaptive sport to ignite the human spirit, it simultaneously weaves a tapestry of one man’s journey to bring inclusion and opportunity to the world.
The tour aims to further generate awareness around sexual abuse in sports and create safe spaces for conversation and collaboration. Join students, educators, coaches, and organizers as they use At the Heart of Gold to spark discussions and inspire action.
At The Heart Of Gold: Inside The USA Gymnastics Scandal
Courage First is taking At the Heart of Gold on a nationwide non-theatrical screening tour.
Featuring exclusive interviews with survivors of the 2017 sexual abuse scandal, the Emmy-nominated documentary looks at the shocking stories of the gymnasts who made courageous efforts to reveal a dangerous system that prioritized winning over everything. Premiered worldwide at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival. Now Available on HBO/On Demand.
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The Foundation for Global Sports Development delivers and supports initiatives that promote fair play, education, and the benefits of abuse-free sport for youth. Sidewinder Films, a division of The Foundation for Global Sports Development, promotes this mission to a broader audience through groundbreaking films and documentaries.