Alone in the Game - Merlinka festival

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Alone in the Game


Nedelja, 9. decembar 2018. 19:30 Sala Amerikana

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Režiseri: Natalie Metzger, Michael Rohrbaugh

SAD, 2018.

Trajanje: 95 min

Od stvaraoca i izvršnog producenta, Davida McFarlanda, dolazi dokumentarni film koji prati grupu elitnih sportista i ikona najvećih sportskih stadiona, uključujući NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS i NCAA, između ostalih, i koji istražuje neprestane borbe LGBT sportista sa kojima se susreću na profesionalnim, kolegijalnim  i olimpijskom nivou. Istraživanje ovog velikog biznisa otkriva kulturu odbacivanja, netrpeljivosti I diskriminacije koja drži sportiste “u ormaru” i u tišini. Film prati sportiste koji su “u ormaru” i koji dele svoja lična iskustva, kao i NBA komesar Adam Silver, bivši ESPN predsednik John Skipper, NBA centar Jason Collins, NFL igrač Ryan O’Callaghan, MLS Kup šampion Robbie Rogers i osvajač olimpijske medalje Gus Kenworthy kao i Megan Rapinoe.

Alone in the Game

Directors: Natalie Metzger, Michael Rohrbaugh

USA, 2018

From Creator and Executive Producer, David McFarland comes ‘Alone In The Game’ a feature-length documentary that follows a group of elite athletes and iconic figures from the biggest stages in sport, including the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS, and NCAA, among others, to explore the ongoing struggles LGBT athletes are facing at the professional, collegiate and Olympic levels. An exploration of the big business of sports exposes a culture of exclusion, bigotry and discrimination which keeps these athletes in the closet and living in silence. Subjects include three closeted athletes who share their personal journeys, as well as NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, former ESPN President John Skipper, NBA center Jason Collins, NFL linemen Ryan O’Callaghan, MLS Cup champion Robbie Rogers, and Olympic medalists Gus Kenworthy and Megan Rapinoe.

Natalie Metzger

Award-winning director and producer, Natalie Metzger explores the dark and surreal side of human nature with her visually rich and thoughtful work. Her work has been showcased in over 60 festivals around the world, receiving more than a dozen awards.

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