Magazine article Screen International

Play It Forward to Open Tribeca/ESPN Festival

Magazine article Screen International

Play It Forward to Open Tribeca/ESPN Festival

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Andrea Nevins' documentary about Tony Gonzalez and his older brother Chris will world premiere on April 15.

Play It Forward will receive its world premiere as the opening film of this year's Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival.

Andrea Nevins' documentary looks at the sibling dynamic between Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez and his older brother Chris, whose own football dreams were never realised. It is produced by Cristan Reilly and executive produced by Michael Strahan and Constance Schwartz.

Genna Terranova, Tribeca Film Festival director, commented: "Play It Forward displays the competitive drive of two brothers, while expressing endless support for the other as they strive to achieve greatness their own way. The Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival has always sought to showcase compelling and unique stories of competition, challenges and the passionate pursuits of glory. …

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