Ever since Venus and Serena Williams emerged onto the professional tennis scene, they've provoked vivid reactions, from admiration and awe to curiosity and debate. They've been winning championships for over a decade, pushing the limits of longevity in a demanding sport and breaking new ground for female and African American athletes. The 2011 tennis season proved to be one of the most testing of their careers, with both sisters battling life and career-threatening health problems, personal tragedy and media controversy. In VENUS and SERENA, we gain unprecedented access into their lives both in the spotlight and behind closed doors, watching the sisters as they draw their greatest strengths from one another and overcome countless adversities.
- Pre-show and trailers run for approximately 20 minutes before the movie starts.1 hr 40 minPG13