In a world hungry for inspiring stories of triumph and resilience, Disney+ presents a captivating docuseries that shines a spotlight on one of the most exceptional female teams in the sporting world: the Matildas.
This intimate behind-the-scenes story follows the journeys of players Sam Kerr, Ellie Carpenter, Mary Fowler, and more, the series unveils the sacrifices they've made and the struggles they've endured in their quest to become the best in the world's most popular sport.
Amidst their hardships, one goal remains constant to leave a lasting legacy that empowers and inspires future generations to pursue their dreams. Across six episodes, join the players on and off the field as they work towards their biggest challenge yet, the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™. The series takes viewers on an exhilarating journey, exploring the team's rise to global prominence while showcasing their unwavering determination, skill, and unbreakable team spirit.
Behind this remarkable production stands director Katie Bender Wynn, whose vision and passion have brought this captivating series to life. With unprecedented access to training sessions, locker room conversations, and pivotal matches, viewers are immersed in the world of these extraordinary athletes. Her direction strikes a perfect balance, capturing the intensity of the matches while delving into the personal stories of the Matildas' remarkable athletes. Through her lens, we witness their grit, sacrifice, and unyielding determination to overcome obstacles both on and off the field.
Wynn skilfully weaves together personal interviews, behind-the-scenes footage, and archival material to paint a vivid picture of the challenges faced by the Matildas and the broader fight for gender equality in the sporting world. Through their incredible journey, the series serves as a rallying cry for young girls everywhere to fearlessly pursue their dreams, challenging societal norms and breaking down barriers.
The strength of the Matildas lies not only in their individual talents but also in their unwavering unity as a team. Wynn captures the camaraderie and bonds that exist among these exceptional athletes, showcasing the power of teamwork and the resilience that fuels their pursuit of excellence. As viewers, we are invited to share in their victories and setbacks, wholeheartedly rooting for the Matildas every step of the way. Pushing the boundaries of storytelling, challenging conventional norms and shedding light on the importance of representation and equality in the world of sports.
Matildas: The World at Our Feet, is a production for Disney+ by Barking Mad Productions and Station 10 Media in association with Fremantle and Boardwalk Pictures, streaming now.