‘GLEASON’: Unflinching Portrait of a Football Hero Faced With His Own Demise?

By Gregory Crofton I didn’t feel like watching GLEASON, a documentary about a retired professional football star who is diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS). The film seemed like it would be depressing enough not to want to turn on.…

‘GLEASON’: From NFL Star to ALS Diagnosis

GLEASON a documentary capturing the first five years of former New Orleans Saint defensive back Steve Gleason who, at the age of 34, was diagnosed with ALS. Filmmaker Clay Tweel discusses Steve’s life and ALS technology today. Tweel also breaks…

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