F(l)ag Football  The Documentary


Fri 6/16-Thurs 6/22: F(l)ag Football  

One Week Only - Limited Engagement

A Documentary about Coming Out  . . and Scoring

Cinépolis Chelsea, 260 W 23 St

Click HERE for Tickets

Special Screening Events:

  • Fri 6/16 @ 6:40pm: It’s NYC Flag Football Team Night! See the film with members of the NYC Flag Football team (many featured in the documentary), post-film talk back with team members Wade Davis and NYC Councilman Corey Johnson and director Seth Greenleaf, followed by a party at Gym Bar
  • Mon 6/19 at 6:40pm: It’s Broadway night! See it with big-wigs from the Broadway community, talk back with Danny Burnstein and director Seth Greenleaf, followed by a party at Gym Bar

To compete in the game they had to fight their way onto the field. 400 Athletes, 26 teams, one goal: To be the next Gay Bowl Champions.  F(l)ag Football is a feature length documentary that follows a group of competitive gay athletes on their journey to the National Gay Flag Football Championships. An audience and jury award-winning favorite on the 2016 festival circuit, the film interweaves footage of competitive games, tournament events, off-field relationships, and deeply personal interviews leading up to and through the “Gay Bowl” in Phoenix, AZ. Embedded camera crews capture unprecedented access to the intimate lives of the players, and what emerges is a portrait of stereotype-breaking athletes wrestling with complex identities and team dynamics, all while competing in 90-plus degree heat for the chance to be crowned champions. With everything on the line, some teams will come together and others will show their cracks, but everyone will have a chance to play out, play proud, and show the world that being gay is not a limitation in any arena, and certainly not in sports.