Daughters of the Sexual Revolution: The Untold Story of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders

Winner
Louis Black/Lone Star Award
South by Southwest
Features stunning archival footage and...interviews with many key cheerleaders...but the core revelations here come from Mitchell's interview footage.

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Daughters of the Sexual Revolution: The Untold Story of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders

The never-before-told story of Suzanne Mitchell, the fiercely-loyal den mother of the original Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders. Seen by many as regressive and exploitative, this diverse sisterhood of small-town "girls next door" became a controversial pop culture phenomenon at the height of the Sexual Revolution, changing the game of football -- and America -- forever.
Genre
Documentary, Women and Film, Sport, Feminism
Runtime
80
Language
English
Director
Dana Adam Shapiro
Awards:
Winner, Louis Black/Lone Star Award, South by Southwest
FEATURED REVIEW
Owen Gleiberman, Variety

In the ’60s and (especially) the ’70s, it became a cliché to say “sex sells.” But the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders were one of the prime examples of how sex didn’t just sell luxury cars or shampoo or entertainment — it sold itself. “Daughters of the Sexual Revolution: The Untold Story of the Dallas ...

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