Head Games is a film to watch

The “Head Games” is tough to watch. Brutal, moving and worthwhile to watch.

The brain is sooooo cool!

Head Games is a documentary directed by Steve James and produced by Bruce Sheridan.Head Games is a documentary film about head trauma in sports, including American football, soccer, and hockey. It is directed by Steve James and produced by Bruce Sheridan.

Head Games is a powerful film that lays out the history of head trauma, concussions and the NFL within the context of other organized and professional sports. Watching the film, I was struck by the rapid progress in awareness and knowledge that has been made since 2006. Prior to 2006, dementia pugilistica was the term used to refer to what was thought to be a rare condition suffered by a small number of ex-boxers. Essentially, having your clock rung during sports was just a fact of life and a rite of passage. Then in late 2006, Andre Waters, a NFL star, committed suicide. Chris Nowinski, a former Harvard football player and WWE wrestler, obtained permission from Mr Waters’ family to have his…

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