Break the Game

Jane M. Wagner, USA 2023, 73’
Polish premiere
Black Barbie: A Documentary Breaking the News

Narcissa Wright was a world-record holding gamer. Fans turned their backs on her when she came out as transgender. Problems intensified by Internet trolls began. Will Narcissa be able to free herself from the tentacles of cyberbullying?

Warning: The film contains scenes of self-harm, transphobia, intimidation, and cyberbullying.

With delicacy and care, Jane M. Wagner’s “Break the Game” presents a tale of an adventurer on one last quest. [Tribeca Film Festival] (

Rafał Glapiak


Tribeca FF 2023 - Special Jury Mention

Jane M. Wagner

Jane M. Wagner is a director and producer living in Brooklyn, New York. She has worked on programs such as Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (2005-2012) or Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (2013-2018). As she admits, her favorite game is the Stardew Valley simulator (2016). Break the Game, her full-length debut documentary, premiered at the 2023 Tribeca Festival.


2023 Złamać grę / Break the Game

Cast & Crew

director Jane M. Wagner
screenplay Jane M. Wagner
cinematography Narcissa Wright, Justin Lee Stanley, Jane M. Wagner
editing Jane M. Wagner, Nina Sacharow, Stephanie Andreou
music Jeffrey Brodsky, Jesse Novak
producer Jane M. Wagner
production Radiant Zigzag
sales Jane M. Wagner
language English
coloration colour
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