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MACK WRESTLES

Mack Beggs loved wrestling—it gave him a sense of purpose and a sense of self. MACK WRESTLES takes the audience behind the scenes as this gifted athlete from Euless, Texas, struggles against the outside forces that stigmatize transgender athletes.

Commissioned for ESPN's 30 for 30 Series for Broadcast

World Premiere - 2019 SXSW Film Festival

New York Premiere - 2019 Tribeca Film Festival

Winner - Grand Jury Prize for Best Short Documentary - 2019 Dallas International Film Festival

Winner - Audience Audience Award for Best Short Film - 2019 Montclair Film Festival

Winner - Jury Award for Best Short Documentary - 2019 Greenwich International Film Festival

Winner - Audience Award For Best Short Documentary, Teen Jury Award - Nantucket Film Festival.

Official Selection - Aspen Shortsfest, Newport Beach Film Festival, AFI Docs, Palm Springs Shortsfest, Frameline, Heartland Film Festival.

Directed by Erin Sanger and Taylor Hess