What makes the ultimate sporting champion? Is the question asked in documentary The Game Changers.
“They do a great idea selling the idea that “real men eat meat”. But you’ve got to understand, that’s marketing. That’s not based on reality.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger
For one-night-only on the 16th September, experience one of sports newest, most cutting edge documentaries on the big screen. Executively produced by some of Hollywood and sport’s biggest superstars, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jackie Chan, James Cameron, Lewis Hamilton, Novak Djokovic and Chris Paul The Game Changers is described as a revolutionary documentary about meat, protein and strength.
The Game Changers follows the story of James Wilks an elite special forces trainer and winner of The Ultimate Fighter as he travels the world on a quest for the truth about meat, protein, and strength. Featuring some of the strongest, fastest and toughest athletes on the planet, production documents the explosive rise of plant-based eating in professional sports, mixing real-time, ground-breaking science with cinematic stories of struggle and triumph. Wilks’ journey exposes outdated myths about food that not only affect human performance, but the health of the entire global population.
The Game Changers features a diverse cast of world-class athletes, including seven-time Mr. Olympia winner Arnold Schwarzenegger, five-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton, The Ultimate Fighter winner James Wilks, Olympic silver medal-winning cyclist Dotsie Bausch, world record-holding strongman Patrik Baboumian, ultramarathon legend Scott Jurek, two-time female Australian 400m champion Morgan Mitchell, American-record holding Olympic weightlifter Kendrick Farris, plus a dozen members of the NFL’s Miami Dolphins and Tennessee Titans.
World-renowned scientific experts featured include Dr. Mark G. Thomas, PhD a professor of Evolutionary Genetics at University College London and the editor-in-chief of Annals of Human Genetics, Rob Bailey, MA, MSc is the director of Energy, Environment and Resources at Chatham House.
Also the head of Economic Justice for Oxfam and the lead author for the UNEP’s Sixth Global Environmental Outlook and Tim Lang, PhD, a professor at City University London’s Centre for Food Policy and has also served as a consultant to the WHO, FAO and UNEP. He was a Commissioner on the UK Government’s Sustainable Development Commission and was also on the Council of Food Policy Advisors to the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs.
Directed by Louie Psihoyos and executive produced by James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jackie Chan, Lewis Hamilton, Chris Paul and Novak Djnovak.