Nice. From Friday to Sunday, a festival to highlight women’s sport


The National Sports Museum in Nice (Alpes-Maritimes) hosts a documentary festival dedicated to women's sport.
The National Sports Museum in Nice (Alpes-Maritimes) hosts a documentary festival dedicated to women’s sport. (© Creative Commons)

A festival for better visibility of women’s sport, too often overshadowed by the general public by men’s sport. From Friday 26 to Sunday 28 November 2021 stands in Nice (Alpes-Maritimes) on first « Sports in light » Festival, organized by the Alice Milliat Foundation, dedicated to women’s sport, the National Sports Museum and the city of Nice.

The festival, on a European scale, will present several documentaries, opening with exclusive content offered by the Olympic Channel and closing the preview of extracts from the documentary “Les Incorrectes” on Alice Milliat’s journey.


Ten works in competition

These are so ten documentaries and short formats which will be disseminated and put to the vote of the jury of experts chaired by Guillaume Priou, manager of the Sport Reporter show on Canal + and co-director with Marie Portolano from the movie “I’m not a slut, I’m a journalist”.

The works presented will evoke, pell-mell, the paths of high-level sportswomen, the fight for media coverage, sport in priority neighborhoods, women’s initiatives to learn to ride a bicycle, football, etc.

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