PG  |  1 hour 29 minutes • Archived

Angelika Film Center New York, NY Print
Movie poster image for BATKID BEGINS


In November 2013 the world came together to turn San Francisco into Gotham City and grant a 5-year-old cancer patient his wish – to be Batman for a day. A heartwarming documentary that premiered at the Slamdance Film Festival, BATKID BEGINS the intense outpouring of spontaneous support behind this flash phenomenon, reverberated around the world and become one of the biggest “good news stories” ever. The film explores what happens when an event goes unintentionally viral, and reveals surprising truths about what happens when a nerve is touched in our digital society.

Directed By

Dana Nachman

Written By

Kurt Kuenne, Dana Nachman

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