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Source:  Los Angeles Times

If you haven’t seen “Maiden” yet, you’re missing out on one of the year’s best films.

Edge-of-your-seat exciting and blessed with numerous unexpected and dramatically satisfying story lines, the documentary is much more compelling than even its once-in-a-lifetime story line would indicate.

The focus is 1989’s first all-women crew to compete in the grueling Whitbread Round the World yacht race, at 32,000-plus miles the longest contest on Earth — and what a saga it turns out to be, filled with grit and daring in the face of conflict, fear, and life-threatening situations.

“Maiden” is playing in select theaters around the country.

Read the story at the Los Angeles Times.

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