Women’s Day screening at the British Museum, London

When: Saturday 14 March, 15:00 | Where: British Museum, London

Maiden film poster
Runtime: 97′

To celebrate International Women’s Day, The United Nations and The British Museum present: ‘Maiden’ 

The incredible, against-all-odds story of sailor Tracy Edwards, who skippered the first all-female international crew in the 1989 Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race. Tracy’s dream was opposed on all sides: her male competitors thought an all-women crew would never make it, the chauvinistic yachting press took bets on her failure, and potential sponsors rejected her, fearing they would die at sea and generate bad publicity, but Tracy refused to give up.

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