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REELING: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival

Out to Win

Directed by Malcolm Ingram

USA/Canada / 2015 / 100 mins / English


From the director of SMALL TOWN GAY BAR and CONTINENTAL, OUT TO WIN is a documentary that serves as an overview and examination of the lives and careers of aspiring and professional gay and lesbian athletes from all over the world. Chronicling the present and framed within the historical context of those that came before, this film highlights the experiences of athletes who have fought and struggled, both in and out of the closet, to represent the LGBTQ community and their true selves. Featuring interviews with trailblazers including Martina Navratilova, Billie Jean King, Jason Collins, Brittney Griner, Billy Bean, John Amaechi, and more, this film is told through the voices of pioneers, present day heroes, tomorrow’s superstars and the people who’ve helped them get to where they are. This film is co-presented by the National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame.