Durban Derby

A MyDurban selected video:

Production by Natalie Austin & Taryn Isaac
School of Journalism and Media Studies, Rhodes University

Fast. Kick-ass sport. And a whole lot of girl power. Welcome to the world of Roller Derby.
This new, underground sport in Durban has grown over the last two years, after it was launched in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2010. Two teams, Eve’s KanEvils and the MissFits, are followed during this 24-minute documentary to explore and capture the dynamic sport through different perspectives. Their personal experiences and insights are shared on the perception of the evolving presentation of women’s identity within the sport.

Durban Derby Video Rating: 5 / 5

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