Break the Game

June 9 at 3pm

1 hour 13 minutes

Not Rated

Maine Film Center

Maine Film Center, 93 Main Street, Waterville, Maine

Part of our Pride 2024 series!

Twitch streamer and video game speedrunner Narcissa Wright, known worldwide for beating The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time in less than 19 minutes, faces an abrupt and utter collapse of her fanbase when she comes out as trans in 2015. As loving fans and global support are quickly replaced by angry transphobes and death threats, Narcissa becomes determined to win back her audience. She attempts to do so the best way she knows how: by breaking The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and setting a new speedrun record. As Narcissa streams her efforts and navigates a new relationship, she deals with burnout, online toxicity, LGBTQ issues, and rediscovering her own identity. An inspiring story, Break the Game is a “smartly paced, well-edited, sometimes maddening and saddening documentary,”–Matt Hudson, Bloody Awesome Movie Podcast–that will have you rooting for Narcissa’s success from the get-go.

This film is eligible for the Youth Arts Access Fund. Call the Box Office at 207.873.7000 to obtain YAAF tickets. Pay it forward! Donate to YAAF here.

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Sunday, June 9
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