Episode #3: Off the Court with Natasha
– This season, Temple University
graduate student Madeleine Hunt Ehrlich
produced a four-part documentary on the women's basketball team.
Over the next week, last two episodes will air on Owls TV.
The third episode, entitled "Off the Court with Natasha Thames
," gives fans access to behind-the-scenes action as well as an in-depth interview with senior forward Natasha Thames
on her perseverance through injuries and personal loss to triumph on 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 (14-15 overall) is the No. 6 seed in the American Athletic Conference Championship and will face No. 3 seed USF (18-11 overall) in quarterfinal action on Saturday, March 8 at 8 p.m. on ESPN3 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. All session passes are $99 and are on sale via the Temple Sales Office at (215) 204-8499
Episode #1: In the Locker Room
Episode #2: Courtside with Tonya Cardoza