The hit documentary from the 2016 Sundance Film Festival goes inside the life of Steve Gleason, the former New Orleans Saints defensive back who, at the age of 34, was diagnosed with ALS and given a life expectancy of two to five years.
U.S. Release DateGleason release date was Friday, July 29, 2016. This was a Limited in theaters release.
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
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The story of Steve Gleason, a former defensive back for the New Orleans Saints who was diagnosed with ALS at age 34 and given only five years to live. The doc uses his personal video journals to show just how inspirationally he lived following his diagnosis.
Trivia & Production Notes
- One of the most acclaimed documentaries to premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.
- The Amazon Original Movie Gleason will be available through Amazon Prime Video at no additional cost to Prime members on December 29 (12/20/16).
- Gleason made its world premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and was released theatrically on July 29, 2016 to an overwhelmingly positive critical response. The film is rated 8.3 on IMDB and also “Certified Fresh” on Rotten Tomatoes where it maintains a 96% Fresh rating.