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The Mighty Macs on DVD – review and giveaway

I’m so excited! I got the awesome chance to review The Mighty Macs back in November(don’t remember? see this post!) when it was first released, and now that it’s out on dvd I got the chance to see it again and give a copy away! I absolutely LOVED this movie, and am so glad that it is now part of my collection. I know that it will be watched many many times! It is just SUCH a feel-good, inspiring movie!!

* Released on dvd Feb 21, 2012 *

About the Movie:

It’s 1971. Cathy Rush is a woman ahead of her time … and she’s about to embark on an adventure for the ages. A new era is dawning in the country and in collegiate athletics, where a national champion will be crowned for the first time in women’s basketball.

In the lead up to this historical season, major universities are preparing their game plans to win that first title. Meanwhile a tiny all-women’s Catholic college in Philadelphia has a more modest goal: find a coach before the season begins. Providentially, Cathy Rush is about to find Immaculata College.
Recently married, Cathy is dealing with the aftermath of a truncated playing career. While cultural norms would have her staying at home, she’s willing to do the hard work necessary to help her new team reach their goalsor perhaps she’s just trying to achieve her unfulfilled dreams through them.
From the beginning, her challenges are as imposing as the big-school teams Immaculata will face on the court. Cathy learns there is no gymnasium on campus, she receives little support from the school’s Mother Superior, and the school is in dire financial straits. To top it off, she may not even have enough players to field a team!

While it appears the Macs don’t have a prayer, all hope is not lost. With the help of Sister Sundaya spunky assistant coachand the support of a booster club of elderly nuns, Coach Rush creates a new game plan that just might bring the teamand the schooltogether.

Will this pioneer buck cultural norms and spur her rag-tag team to unexpected heights? Or will her hard-driving ways create a wedge between the coach and everyone around her? One thing’s for certain: there’s never been anyone like Cathy Rush at Immaculata!

For more information on The Mighty Macs movie:
Website: http://www.themightymacs.com/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/themightymacs
Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/MightyMacsMovie
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/MightyMacs1

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