- Sports, Personal Doc, and Society
The pride of a town hinged on the demise of their greatest hero.
That was the dilemma facing fans of the Green Bay Packers in 2008. Their hero of 16 years, Hall-of-Fame quarterback Brett Favre, left the team in a very public divorce and sought his way to play for their arch-rivals, the Minnesota Vikings.
A whole generation of fans had grown up not knowing football (or life) without Favre -- and now they had to choose between their team or their hero.
"Last Day at Lambeau" is a reexamination of the sports fan psychology at the time of these events as well as a personal interrogation of the filmmaker's own fandom: "Why do I care so much about something I have no control over?"
- Running time
- 81 minutes
- Michael Neelsen ... Director, Producer, Writer, Editor
- Prod. Co.
- StoryFirst Media Group
- United States
- Years of Production
- Green Bay, Wisconsin and Minneapolis, Minnesota
- Release year
- Austin Film Festival, Milwaukee Film Festival, Wisconsin Film Festival, Minneapolis/St. Paul Film Festival
- Best in Show, Green Bay Film Festival
- Broadcast on Wisconsin Public Television in 2016.
- Broadcast (Acq.)
- Wisconsin Public Television
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