MADONNA FINANCES FIRST MIDDLE-EASTERN ALL WOMEN RACING DOCU

New documentary “The Speed Sisters” are the first ever all-woman racing team in the Middle East – and now a documentary charting their success (backed by Madonna) is hitting the big screen

A true feminist icon, madonna is not all talk. She is financing the first documentary about a middle eastern all-woman racing team.

A car doesn’t know if you are a woman or a man!” Betty says. “I don’t think we need to be tomboys just because we like cars. We need to be ourselves.”

The director is Amber Fares.
The documentary has been in the works for over five years – but suffered huge delays due to a lack of funding and mobility – not to mention being shot at by Israeli soldiers.
-Madonna spotted the trailer online in 2013, and donated $10,000 to help finance its release, production finally kicked off.

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