May 9, 2013
Directed by Steve James
Rated PG-13, 95 min.
Underwritten by Park City Medical Center
Part of the Reel Community Series
A documentary inspired by events from the book Head Games written by former Ivy League football star and WWE wrestler Christopher Nowinski. HEAD GAMES follows Nowinski's quest to uncover the truth about the consequences of sports-related head injuries. The film features interviews with Nowinski, Bob Costas (NBC Sports), Keith Primeau (NHL All-Star), and Cindy Parlow Cone (Olympic Gold Medalist, Women?s Soccer). HEAD GAMES exposes viewers to one of the leading public health issues of our time - sports related head injuries. Raising the question: How much of you are you willing to lose for a game?
Introduction to the film by Steve James, Head Games Director (via Skype). The film will be followed by a Q&A with Dr. Wain Allen, Park City Medical Center and Melinda Roalstad, Think Head First.
The Park City Film Series is a nonprofit organization presenting the best of independent feature, documentary, world and local cinema. Our mission is to create community through film.