A special second edit of vegan documentary The Game Changers will screen in more than 1,000 theaters worldwide during a one-day global event on September 16. With the aim of dispelling the myth that consumption of animal products is key for athletic performance, the film—narrated by mixed martial arts champion and Special Forces trainer James Wilks—follows elite athletes that have thrived on a plant-based diet. The new version of the documentary—which first debuted last year at the Sundance Film Festival—includes additional footage and highlights game-changing athletes such as Olympic cyclist Dotsie Bausch, German strongman Patrik Baboumian, and a slew of NFL players, amongst others, alongside doctors who demonstrate the performance advantages of consuming a plant-based diet. For its second cut, the film added martial arts legend Jackie Chan, NBA player Chris Paul, tennis star Novak Djokovic, and world race car champion Lewis Hamilton to its impressive list of executive producers, which also include Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Cameron, and Louis Psihoyos—director of award-winning film The Cove. Tickets for more than 500 United States screening locations are now on sale and international tickets will be announced soon.
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