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Title Gleason
Published Madman Entertainment, 2016
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (112 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
Summary This festival favorite documentary from the 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. Weeks later, Gleason found out his wife, Michel, was expecting their first child.. A video journal that began as a gift for his unborn son expands to chronicle Steve's determination to get his relationships in order, build a foundation to provide other ALS patients with purpose, and adapt to his declining physical condition-utilizing medical technologies that offer the means to live as fully as possible.. Winner of an Audience Award at the SXSW Film Festival. Nominated for the Documentary Grand Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.. "A remarkable, heartrending portrait that showcases the triumph of the human spirit at its most raw." - Katie Walsh, Tribune News Service
Notes Title from title frames
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Performer Steve Gleason, Mike Gleason, Scott Fujita
Event Originally produced by Madman Entertainment in 2016
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
In English
Subject Health.
Genre/Form Health & Wellness
Documentary films.
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Tweel, J. Clay, filmmaker
Madman Entertainment Australia (Firm), distributor
Kanopy (Firm), distributor