"Play It Forward," a documentary about the sure-handed former
The world premiere of director Andrea Nevins' film will kick off Tribeca's
Nevins' film chronicles a pivotal year for Gonzalez, who was first inspired to pick up a pigskin by his elder brother and ended up playing 17 seasons of pro football for the Kansas City Chiefs and
This year's fest-within-a-fest will also include three films followed by conversations with their makers: Director
Sports-related films previously announced for this year's Tribeca fest include Jonathan Hock's documentary "Fastball," Adrian Biniez's soccer drama "El Cinco," and Katie Holmes' documentary short "Eternal Princess."
The full lineup for the Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival is available on the fest website. The Tribeca Film Festival runs April 15-26.