Episode #1: In the Locker Room
– This season, Temple University
graduate student Madeleine Hunt Ehrlich
produced a four-part documentary on the women's basketball team.
Over the next few weeks, each episode will air on Owls TV.
The first episode, entitled "In the Locker Room," gives fans access to behind-the-scenes action as well as interviews with the Owl coaches and players on the meaning of teamwork and working together on and off the court.
Hunt Ehrlich, a native of New York, N.Y., is a documentary filmmaker who is currently finishing her Master's in Fine Arts degree in Temple's in Film and Media Arts program. She is a sports lover and fan. Past projects include documentary projects on a girls' ice hockey team and a cricket league in Brooklyn.
Her work has been featured in Studio Museum's Studio Magazine, ARC Magazine, BOMBLOG, and Guernica Magazine, among others. She has received grants from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council as well as National Black Programming Consortium. Her work has been exhibited in New York, Miami and London. Her work explores themes of physicality, violence, masculinity and identity within Caribbean American and urban space.
Temple (12-13 overall, 6-8 American) hosts USF (13-11, 8-5) in American Athletic Conference action on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. at the Liacouras Center. The American Digital Network will broadcast the game live only.