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Game Face

Exploring the coming-out journeys of LGBTQ athletes Fallon Fox and Terrence Clemens

Overview

Genre
Sports, Human Rights, and Social Issues
Synopsis

GAME FACE shows the quest to self-realization of LGBTQ athletes and the acceptance in society. This documentary tells the parallel story of Fallon Fox, MMA's first transgender pro fighter, and Terrence Clemens, a college basketball player in Oklahoma who happens to be gay. The film follows both athletes during their coming out process, and sheds light on the obstacles LGBTQ sports players deal with throughout their career. Former NBA star Jason Collins shines as a mentor for Terrence in this inspiring documentary.

Stage
finished
Running time
100 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
QSE
Country
United States
Years of Production
2015

Distribution Details

Release year
2016
Festivals
50+ including DOC NYC, Frameline, InsideOut, Out on Film, Film Festival Oostende, etc
Awards
12 including Audience Award at Frameline 39, InsideOut, etc. Jury Award at Montreal Black Film Festival, Out on Film, Film Out, etc.
Distribution
Netflix
Broadcast (Acq.)
Netflix
Language
English
Subtitles
Dutch

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