Out for the Long RunBy Tragoidia Moving Pictures
Out for the Long Run's focus is on a handful of openly gay high school and college athletes as they navigate the turbulent waters of their uncertain world. Utilizing footage shot by cameras and video diaries kept throughout the year, the film aims to show the world a new generation of courage in what could be the most homophobic place on a high school campus: the locker room. The film also takes a look at how the atmosphere for young people in high school has changed both for the good, and not so good.
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Reasons to Buy
- At a time where young gay men and women are literally being bullied to death, this film's poignant message is: there is hope.
- The film brings to light stories of triumph and tragedy when young people are to follow their passion for sports with the handicap of social stigma dogging their every step.
- Current openly gay professional and collegiate athletes help round out the picture of what these amazing young men and women are up against physically and emotionally as they excel in their chosen sports.