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NFL All-Pro center Jason Kelce started documenting what he thought was his final year in the NFL. Instead, the film intimately captures the most epic year in Jason and Travis’s life, from starting a hit podcast together, Jason’s wife Kylie being pregnant with their third child, and ultimately meeting each other at the Super Bowl. All while Jason grapples with the decision of his retirement.
Photographer Note On The Cover Reads:
"I watched, finger on the shutter, in anticipation as Lieutenant Mike Hestir stepped or the sidewalk toward protest organizers Markiez Smith, and his brother, Christopher Walkins Jr: something was about to happen. Mike linked arms with Markiez and Christopher - that's not what I expected.
At that moment, I hesitated for what felt like a long time. I thought about the complexities and potential backlash this photograph could elicit. The scene makes it feel like our community is coming together to address racism and police violence. Is that what is happening in Columbia? Other cities show violent scenes of police spraying tear gas and shooting rubber bullets at peaceful protesters. Warnings are all over social media about protester safety, and photos being used to track down and/or arrest protesters. How do cover this moment with journalistic integrity while protecting vulnerable populations?
I knew the photo had the potential to be very divisive. I questioned whether I'm the right person to accurately depict this movement: I still go back and forth on it. Documentary is often perceived as objective, but the truth is each frame is inherently interwoven with bias.
I thought a lot about the complexities or race and my position as a white documentarian in that moment and after."
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