[06/13/22 - 09:00 AM] "The Sessions: Draymond Green" Premieres June 17 Exclusively on Prime Video The special presentation is a co-production of Amazon Studios and Religion of Sports, and is directed by Religion of Sports' Gotham Chopra.
[via press release from Amazon]
"The Sessions: Draymond Green" Premieres June 17 Exclusively on Prime Video
The special presentation, produced by Religion of Sports, chronicles NBA superstar Draymond Green's ongoing quest for mental well-being under the spiritual guidance of the iconic Deepak Chopra
and master healer Devi Brown
CULVER CITY, California - June 13, 2022 - Today, Prime Video announced a June 17 premiere date and released the official trailer for The Sessions: Draymond Green, a gripping personal look inside the mind of NBA superstar Draymond Green. The special presentation is a co-production of Amazon Studios and Religion of Sports, and is directed by Religion of Sports' Gotham Chopra.
The Sessions: Draymond Green explores the mind of one of today's most polarizing athletes - wildly talented NBA icon Draymond Green, known as much for his intense demeanor on the court as for his playmaking abilities. The renewed focus on athletes' mental well-being, in addition to their physical health, means figures like Green are looking for ways to make big changes in their lives. The Sessions pairs Green with spiritual-and-wellness legend Deepak Chopra and master healer and well-being educator Devi Brown, renowned experts who have dedicated their lives to understanding the human condition. Together, they'll have to answer a critical question: Can this future hall-of-famer learn to train his mind as well as his body?
"I'm excited for the world to see me go on a journey they could've never imagined me embarking on," said Draymond Green. "Meditation, Zen, and mindfulness bring a new balance for me. The Sessions starts a deep dive into the mind of me, Draymond Green - the player, the father, and the person. I hope you enjoy this journey as much as I did!"
"I've had a lot of existential angst the last week as I've wrestled with the conflict I have between rooting for my hometown team, the Boston Celtics, and my friend, partner, and subject of The Sessions - Draymond Green," said Gotham Chopra. "Fortunately, we have produced something special that deals with this sort of emotional explosion in the cauldron of competition. On a more serious note, we couldn't have built The Sessions around a more appropriate subject - someone fiery, impetuous, talented but also thoughtful, curious, candid, and super smart. No matter the outcome of the series and no matter what the commentators say, I believe Draymond now has the inner arsenal to navigate success and failure, winning and losing, because he has a stillness inside him that can't be swayed. I can't wait to see how audiences will react."
The special presentation is executive produced by Draymond Green, and Religion of Sports' Gotham Chopra, Tom Brady, Ameeth Sankaran, and Giselle Parets, with Chopra also serving as director. The Sessions: Draymond Green is a co-production from Amazon Studios and Religion of Sports.
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About Religion of Sports
Founded in 2017 and headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Religion of Sports is an award-winning media company founded by Tom Brady, Michael Strahan, and Gotham Chopra. To believe in the power of sports is to experience religion, and the company's work is defined by thoughtful, elevated stories that explore a range of themes and uncover why sports matter. Through scripted and unscripted video, podcasts, feature films, and social content, Religion of Sports distills the spirituality, science, and humanity that unites elite performers and people of all kinds. Since its inception, the company has built an impressive array of work in collaboration with the world's most elite athletes, distributed across big- and small-screens for digital broadcast/streaming platforms Facebook Watch, Apple TV+, ESPN, Showtime, Fox Sports, NBC Sports, Prime Video, and many more. Tom vs Time, Greatness Code, and Man in the Arena went on to win Sports Emmy awards.
In 2021, Religion of Sports experienced a banner year, having grown the company exponentially and expanding its production capabilities. In addition, three highly anticipated documentary projects were launched back-to-back in the 3rd and 4th Quarters of 2021, featuring Simone Biles (Simone vs. Herself), Russell Westbrook (Passion Play), and Tom Brady (Man in the Arena). On the audio front, the company produced a companion podcast to run alongside the Man in the Arena docuseries, and debuted three original, investigative podcasts - Lost in Sports, Crushed, and False Idol - the latter two of which were Ambies-nominated for 2022 Best Sports Podcast.
Through the lens of sport, Religion of Sports tells stories that make believers. More at religionofsports.com.
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