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Watch: Spike Lee’s Great 16-Minute Documentary ‘I Throw Like A Girl’ About Little League Phenom Mo’ne Davis

Watch: Spike Lee’s Great 16-Minute Documentary 'I Throw Like A Girl' About Little League Phenom Mo’ne Davis

While his features continue to be hit and miss affairs, Spike Lee‘s documentaries still rank among his best work, and that’s no different with his latest, “I Throw Like A Girl.”

This terrific, 16-minute doc turns the camera on 13-year-old Mo’ne Davis, the Little League pitcher and phenom who managed to bump NBA star Kobe Bryant off the cover of Sports Illustrated following her performance in the Little League World Series this past summer (she was the first girl to pitch a shutout in the series). With insights from her coach and family, Lee’s film not only profiles Davis’ accomplishments on the mound, but her talent on the basketball court, and her natural ability and work ethic (she’s on the honor roll too) that paints a bright future for the athlete, who already has eyes on the WNBA. Even if you don’t know your curveball from a three-pointer, this is  inspiring stuff, and well worth a watch, so check it out below. [The Root]

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