Directed by Rick Goldsmith
Rated Not Rated, 56 min.
Underwritten by CONNECT Summit County
From the rough-edged courts of New York City Chamique Holdsclaw was hailed as the “female Michael Jordan,” impressing crowds with her artistry, athleticism and drive. A 3-time NCAA champ and Number One draft pick in the WNBA, Holdsclaw seemed destined for a spectacular professional career—until her long-suppressed battle with mental disorders emerged to derail her career and threaten her life.
Mind/Game intimately chronicles Holdsclaw’s athletic accomplishments and personal setbacks, and her decision, despite public stigma, to become an outspoken mental health advocate. Still, she would face dramatic, unexpected challenges to her own recovery. The film, narrated by Glenn Close, tells a powerful story of courage, struggle, and redemption.
Post-film Q&A with Chamique Holdsclaw. Presented with CONNECT Summit County as part of the Brainstorm Film Festival.
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