Head Games

Four boys playing football, one is lying on the ground.

Head Games: The Global Concussion Crisis

A documentary film about the silent concussion crisis in American sports. Athletes from the professional to youth levels share their experiences and struggles with the long-term effects of concussions from contact sports. Inspired by the evens from the book “Head Games” written by former Ivy League football player and WWE Wrestler Christopher Nowinski, the film contrasts evidence and science on head trauma from medical experts with first-hand accounts from athletes, coaches, and parents who tread the difficult balance between sports excellence and self-preservation.