“Out of the Dark: Cal Calamia” World Premieres as Official Selection of the Tribeca Film Festival

Well Beings’ latest installment of the “Out of the Dark” short film series will make its world premiere this year at the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival.

This film is part of the #WellBeings “Out of the Dark” docuseries showcasing the inspiring personal stories of influential individuals in the mental health space. Each episode takes an in depth look at the struggles each overcame, the impact of their work, and their continued mental health journeys. Learn more at https://wellbeings.org/outofthedark

This year, in partnership with Athletes for Hope, “Out of the Dark” takes an intimate look at the journey of professional athlete Cal Calamia, a transgender marathon runner who’s advocating for inclusion in the running world.

This short documentary delves into Cal’s journey, from their upbringing in a conservative suburb to their decision to come out as transmasculine and begin hormone therapy. It explores Cal’s profound struggles with mental health and how they ultimately found the support necessary to survive and eventually go on to dominate the nonbinary category in major marathons, as well as become an advocate for transgender rights.

Major funding is provided by The David and Lura Lovell Foundation,

Additional Support for Out of the Dark  provided by Bender Foundation, Inc., Path Foundation, American Psychiatric Association Foundation

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