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When most think of American Football, images spring to mind of raw, unbridled demonstrations of athletic might pushed to the max, but rarely do those images involve women. The Quake is a professional Women's Tackle Football team out to not just break, but blow away the glass ceiling of this traditionally all-male sport. These girls embody all the same grit, sweat and dogged determination as their male counterparts, but without the money or fame. And beyond that, they must deal with a societal prejudice that keeps them very much on the periphery of professional sports, having to pay their own way even as other female athletes--such as those in the Lingerie League--draw a salary. Through the eye of filmmaker Briana Young we watch the bittersweet tale of he Quake's rocky eighth season seeing exactly what it looks like when raw, passionate, highly focused aggressive energy flows through the bodies of the so-called gentle sex. Ladies of the Gridiron reveals an unfiltered, unadulterated ...