Batkid Begins

2015 • 87 minutes
52 reviews
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BATKID BEGINS takes audiences back to November 15th, 2013 - the day San Francisco became Gotham City and an intense outpouring of spontaneous support reverberated around the world. On one day, in one city, the world came together to grant one 5-year-old his wish. That little boy was Miles Scott, who is recovering from leukemia, and dreamed of becoming Batkid. A simple wish, which started with the Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation, grew into people around the world actively cheering Miles on including President Obama and on-screen superheroes. This wish and this little caped crusader resonated so deeply, filmmaker Dana Nachman was inspired to explore what happens when a small scale event aiming to fulfill one wish goes unintentionally viral, ultimately revealing surprising truths about what happens when someone inspires our society in a digital age.

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52 reviews
Cameron Candelaria
October 15, 2015
Their is alot of other kids with bigger problems but ok he got to be batkid i understand he can have his fun i mean he had like thousands of peouple helping him but he really needs to have a movie too
3 people found this review helpful
Marc Miller
August 26, 2016
I played a minor part in this wish as a MAW volunteer, promoting and tweeting the event, and though there's even more to the story that wasn't covered, this documentary covers the most memorable parts, and even some things I wasn't aware of at the time. Watching this made me so happy I was crying, I wish every MAW project was this rewarding. Loved it!
1 person found this review helpful
Joseph Bookwalter
January 15, 2017