Requiem For A Running Back



St. Anthony Main Theatre 2 Sun, Apr 23, 2017 4:30 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 2 Mon, Apr 24, 2017 4:20 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$13.00
$6.00 Earlybird
Student (Box Office Only):$8.00
Youth (25 & Under/Box Office Only):$8.00
Film Info
Guest Attending:Yes
Premiere Status:Minnesota Premiere
Women and Film
Health & Wellness
Women Directors
Science & Technology
Voice Category:Expanded Horizons
Release Year:2016
Runtime:89 min
Festivals & Awards:Audience Choice: Favorite Documentary - Green Bay Film Festival
Website:Official Website
Print Source:You Gotta Love
Director:Rebecca Carpenter
Producer:Sara Dee
Cinematographer:Eric Wycoff
Editor:Elisa Bonora (ACE)
Troy Takaki (ACE)
Parker Laramie
Composer:Brian Kim
Principal Cast:Mike Ditka
Jerry Kramer
Filmography:Debut Feature


Director Rebecca Carpenter attending 4/23

When Lewis Carpenter, a running back for the fabled Green Bay Packers during Vince Lombardi’s time, dies, his family receives a shock: Boston University’s brain bank wants his brain to test for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative neurocognitive disorder that can cause episodes of rage, social withdrawal, and other unusual behaviors. When the results are positive, his daughter, director Rebecca Carpenter, camera in hand, takes a three-year journey to examine the biggest problem in the NFL’s history.

Interviewing her father’s former teammates and adversaries, scientists, historians, and other families affected by CTE, Carpenter pursues a mystery that is decades in the making.

Director’s Biography

Rebecca Carpenter: Director Rebecca Carpenter is an artist and teacher who has produced media in various capacities for Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits, internet and broadcast. A multi-sport athlete, she grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and competed at the Division I level in the sport of rowing.

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