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CHANGING THE GAME

Directed by Michael Barnett
FEATURE DOCUMENTARY 95 Minutes World Premiere
FILM GUIDE CHANGING THE GAME
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8:30 PM - FRI 4/26
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2:00 PM - SUN 4/28
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3:45 PM - FRI 5/3
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9:45 PM - SAT 5/4
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Michael Barnett’s dynamic documentary takes us into the lives of three high school athletes—all at different stages of their athletic seasons, personal lives, and their unique paths as transgender teens. Their stories span across the U.S.—from Sarah, a skier and teen policymaker in New Hampshire, to Andraya, a track star in Connecticut openly transitioning into her authentic self. The film centers on Mack Beggs, who made headlines last year when he became the Texas State Champion in wrestling and was heralded as a hero by some while receiving hate and threats from others.

Trans athletes have to work harder than their cisgender peers in order to thrive in their field while also having the courage and resilience to face daily harassment and discrimination. The kids in this film have found sports as a way to channel the negativity around them into a positive, to gain a sense of self-worth and validation. This film is their urgent, articulate plea for acceptance.

—Lucy Mukerjee
Documentary, LGBTQIA, Sports
About the Director(s)
Michael Barnett is an Emmy® Award-winning filmmaker. His films include Superheroes (HBO Documentary Films) which won over a dozen festivals and multiple Emmy® nominations; Becoming Bulletproof (Showtime), winner of over 25 awards; and The Mars Generation (Netflix Original/Sundance premiere), 2018 Best Science & Technology Documentary Emmy® nominee.
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Cast & Credits
  • Director:
    Michael Barnett
  • Producer:
    Clare Tucker, Alex Schmider
  • Screenwriter:
    Michael Barnett, Michael Mahaffie
  • Cinematographer:
    Turner Jumonville, Michael Barnett
  • Editor:
    Michael Mahaffie, Amanda Griffin
  • Composer:
    Tyler Strickland
  • Executive Producer:
    Alex Schmider, Chris Mosier, Jeffrey Pechter, Jeffrey Ellermeyer, Carlos Cusco, Emerson Machtus, Andrew Davies Gans, Allen Orr
  • Associate Producer:
    Jenn Roman, Jess Berry
  • Add'l Credit 1:
    Co Executive Producer: Russell Sanzgiri
  • Cast:
    Mack Beggs, Sarah Rose Huckman, Andraya Yearwood

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