The Crash Reel: Documentary Analysis

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This is the most inspiring documentary I have ever seen. Kevin Pearce, his family, and his friends are inspiration to us all. I randomly turned it on, on net flex, and was immediately interested, even I don’t know about snowboarding. It was interesting to learn about snowboarding and how dangerous it is.
The Crash Reel is a sports documentary directed by Lucy Walker which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2013. “Lucy Walker is an English film director. She is best known for directing the documentaries Devil's Playground (2002), Blindsight (2006), Waste Land (2010), Countdown to Zero (2010), and The Crash Reel (2013). She has also directed notable short films, such as The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom (2011) and The Lion's Mouth Opens (2014), and fifteen episodes of Nickelodeon's Blue's Clues, for which she was nominated for two Daytime Emmys for Outstanding Directing”. The story is about the former US champion Kevin Pearce. The story is about passion and how to dig deep, and how to live and accept disability, and be a family and embrace change and be an athlete and be an inspiration.
The documentary opens with footage from the good years of Kevin Pearce’s rise to fame as a champion
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The film explores the world of extreme sports from the perspective of both the athletes and the spectators. The documentary offers us a perfect opportunity to learn about traumatic brain injury and its long-term sequelae. From a mental health perspective, the film is good at presenting the effect that Kevin’s traumatic brain injury has had on his insight, judgement, memory, mood. More learning is provided in a scene where Kevin’s brain scans are shown to him by a specialist who points out the area of damage that explain some of his ongoing

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