The Colin Kaepernick's story

Format: HD
Duration: 52’
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Available version: English
Rights: All Rights | Worldwide except German speaking Europe


Imagine two of the most emblematic American values colliding: freedom of speech and patriotism.

Football icon Colin Kaepernick epitomized that clash when, in 2016, a simple gesture turned him into the most polarizing athlete of our times. While the crowd stood up for the national anthem at an NFL football game, he took a knee instead. It became the kickoff for a serious political crisis in the US and started a movement (#TakeAKnee) that made him world famous. To some, Colin is a hero; to others, a traitor, but still, many followed his lead.

Colin Kaepernick may have sacrificed his career, but his standing against social injustice will go down in history.