Battle of the Sexes

One man. One woman. One hell of a tennis match.

Melbourne Queer Film Festival, and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, present a community screening of Battle of the Sexes.In 1973 Billie Jean King played former Grand Slam Champion and self proclaimed male chauvinist pig Bobby Riggs in the most watched tennis match in history. The prize money was high but the stakes for the future of women’s tennis and gender equality were the real prize.

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