For Gay Games VII, Chicago welcomed a record 12,000 athletes from around the world for eight days of competition and celebration. This official DVD captures all of the action and spirit, and includes: interviews with former pro athletes, opening and closing ceremony highlights featuring celebrities including Margaret Cho, L Word cast, Erasure’s Andy Bell and much more! The DVD features many iconic performers and celebrities including: Margaret Cho, Erasure’s Andy Bell, Megan Mullally, Cyndi Lauper, Heather Small, Kate Clinton, BETTY, Suzanne Westenhoefer, Ant and Ari Gold. Plus Marlee Matlin, Pam Grier, Daniela Sea from the L Word. And additional Music by Le Tigre, Bond and Jinx Titanic.
Awards & Quotes
“[The DVD blends] drama, spirit, competition, emotion and energy into a must-see memory. (Ross Forman, Windy City Times.)
“A concise, touching and uplifting overview of the seventh games. … The DVD visualizes the diversity of participants from around the world, and the ebullient hospitality of the city of Chicago … Sports get admirable coverage in well-edited segments that capture the spirit, enthusiasm, and open affection of participants. (Jim Provenzano, Bay Area Reporter/SportsComplex).
- Closed Captioned
- Tom Waddell Tribute Video : 4:35 video featuring Greg Louganis, Esera Tuaolo, Dave Kopay, Roy Simmons, Olympian Leigh-Ann Naidoo and many other openly gay sports legends, in tribute to Dr. Tom Waddell, the visionary founder of Gay Games.
- Sports, culture and entertainment photo slide shows.