Quarterback Princess

Wednesday, January 26th, 7:30pm

Curated by Laura Coxson

Jock Docs: Under the Influence of Dave Zirin

Quarterback Princess

Dir. Noel Black, 1983, 96 min.


Quarterback Princess is a fact-based drama about Tami Maida, a teenage girl from Canada who, in 1981 became a quarterback for the boys' junior varsity football team while living briefly in Oregon, and not only led the squad to a winning season but also was crowned homecoming princess, gave young TV veteran Helen Hunt her first starring role. Filmed on location in McMinnville, Oregon.

Q & A with Dave Zirin