'Changing the Game': Air time, how to live stream, plot, cast, trailer and all about Hulu docu on trans athletes

Directed by Michael Barnett, 'Changing the Game' gives us a peek into the lives of three high-school transgender athletes who are all at different stages in their personal lives


                            'Changing the Game': Air time, how to live stream, plot, cast, trailer and all about Hulu docu on trans athletes
A still from Hulu documentary 'Changing the Game' (Hulu)

The month of June is celebrated as Pride Month in honor of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan. Since media plays a huge role in shaping our world views and perspectives, it comes as no surprise that popular streaming platform Hulu is all in for celebrating Pride Month with its rich collection of LGBTQ-based movies, series and documentaries.

One of the documentaries that Hulu has acquired to release as part of the Pride celebration month is the award-winning documentary 'Changing the Game'. Directed by Michael Barnett, 'Changing the Game' gives us a peek into the lives of three high-school transgender athletes who are all at different stages of their athletic seasons, personal lives and unique paths as transgender teens. Read on to know more about the documentary.

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Mack Beggs attends the 'Changing The Game' screening during the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival at Village East Cinema on April 26, 2019, in New York City (Getty Images)

Air time

'Changing the Game' is all set to premiere on Tuesday, June 1, only on Hulu. 

How to live stream

You can stream 'Changing the Game' following its premiere on Hulu here. Hulu is a paid subscription streaming platform that is available on Roku, Fire TV, Xbox, and many other devices. 

Michael Barnett, Andraya Yearwood, Sarah Rose Huckman, Mack Beggs and Terry Miller attend the "Changing The Game" screening during the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival at Village East Cinema on April 26, 2019, in New York City. (Getty Images)

Plot

'Changing the Game' follows three high school students who are at different stages in their personal lives, athletic seasons, and on a unique path as transgender teens. These three teenagers' stories cover a diverse set of experiences across the United States. The film is centered around Mack Beggs, who made headlines when he became the Texas State Champion in girls wrestling – as a boy.

Hulu's synopsis of the documentary states: "Emmy award-winning filmmaker Michael Barnett’s urgent and subsuming sports documentary illuminates what many have called the civil rights issue of our time: transgender inclusion in sports. 'Changing the Game' takes us into the lives of three high school athletes — all at different stages of their athletic seasons, personal lives, and unique paths as transgender teens. Their stories span across the US — from Sarah, a skier and teen policymaker in New Hampshire, to Andraya, a track star in Connecticut openly competing on the girls' track team. The film centers on Mack Beggs, who made headlines when he became the Texas State Champion in girls wrestling – as a boy."

Cast

Mack Beggs, Sarah Rose Huckman and Andraya Yearwood will be featured in the documentary, sharing their personal lives and journey as transgender athletes on their high school's sports teams. 

Mack Beggs in a still from 'Changing the Game' (Hulu)

Showrunners

Michael Barnett is the director of 'Changing the Game'. He directed several other documentaries such as 'The Mars Generation', 'Becoming Bulletproof' and 'Superheroes'. The executive producers of the documentary are Alex Scmider, Chris Mosier, Jeffrey Pechter, Jeffrey Ellermeyer and Carlos Cusco. 'Changing the Game' won the Audience Award for best documentary at Outfest Film Festival and Frameline Film Festival.

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