In 1978, several NFL cheerleaders posed in Playboy magazine after receiving approval from team management. But when the issue hit newstands, cheerleaders were fired, the San Diego Chargettes were disbanded, and the story made it to newspaper headlines, talk shows, and TV news around the country.
Galen Summer is a founding member of the production company Public Record, where he has directed award-winning commercials and films since 2013. His documentary SIDELINED had its world premiere at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. Summer’s goal is to make films that explore human relationships and the untold stories of the past. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and daughter.