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'Risky approach' gives Summitt documentary 'Pat XO' a personal feel

July 8th, 2013 6:00 am by dan fleser, knoxville news sentinel

'Risky approach' gives Summitt documentary 'Pat XO' a personal feel

Making a documentary about the life of women’s basketball coaching legend Pat Summitt involved some risks.

The reward was the final product: “Pat XO.” That’s the opinion of those who helped produce the film and have seen it.

The film airs Tuesday at 8 p.m. on ESPN as the second installment of the “Nine for IX” series — nine films directed by women about women’s sports subjects.

“Pat XO” co-directors Lisa Lax and Nancy Stern Winters took a broad view of their subject, sending video cameras across the country to gather as many interviews as possible about the former University of Tennessee coach. 

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