The Day Sports Stood Still (2021)
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Starring: Chris Paul
Synopsis: The film chronicles shutdowns, athletes’ prominent role in the cultural reckoning on racial injustices that escalated during the pandemic and the complex return to competition in the summer and fall. The project will also feature in-depth and emotional interviews largely conducted remotely, a broad swath of voices and experiences exploring how the pandemic pressed pause on careers, but also changed their lives in dramatic and surprising ways. The film features everyone from an NFL Super Bowl champion who volunteers in the ER, to a defending WNBA champ who decides to sit out the 2020 season to focus on protesting racial injustice.
Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Sports | MPAA Rating: Unknown
Note: To Premier on HBO Max.