Essay

Advantage: Tennis Movies

By Metrograph

A survey of notable narrative films featuring the sport centrally or from the sidelines.

Essay

Hard, Fast & Beautiful

By Andréa Picard

Tennis as both timeless allure and time capsule in William Klein’s The French

Past Screening

Subject to Review

Directed by Theo Anthony

Intro by Theo Anthony

An extraordinary doc charting the rise of pro tennis’s instant-replay system, Hawk-Eye, probing how the technology exposes deeper questions of spectacle, justice, and imperfect human knowledge.

Last available Jul 3 2021

Past Screening

Players

Directed by Anthony Harvey

Intro by Racquet magazine publisher Caitlin Thompson. Available exclusively on Metrograph.com!

Featuring wonderfully choreographed tennis sequences and cameos from real-life stars of the sport, this passion project of producer Robert Evans features Dean-Paul Martin as a young tennis hustler and Ali MacGraw as the older, engaged woman he falls in love with.

Last available Jun 24 2021

Streaming

The French

Directed by William Klein

Presented by Wes Anderson

Klein’s stunningly up-close-and-personal sports documentary, set behind the scenes of the 1981 French Open, is back by popular demand. A Metrograph Pictures release.

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Available through Sep 29