The Anderson Monarchs
The Anderson Monarchs (2012)

The Anderson Monarchs is about an all-girls soccer team competing, living, and thriving in an at-risk urban neighborhood in Philadelphia. Nominated in 2008 by Sports Illustrated as "Sports Team" of the year, they were also hailed… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Documentary
Release Date: August 17, 2012
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Betsy Sharkey
Los Angeles Times

"The Anderson Monarchs" is the nicest of stories, but Martin fails to put into focus what is really at stake for the dedicated players or their devoted coach.

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Chris Barsanti
Film Journal International

...gossamer-delicate film about an inner-city Philadelphia girls' soccer team is replete with genuine uplift, but skimps on any narrative that would have brought its subjects into sharper relief.

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