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12/5/12 at 10:59 AM 2 Comments

'Linsanity' Movie to Premiere Next Month

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Ever thought Jeremy Lin's rise from being a benched Havard basketball player to a sports superstar leading his team to victory after victory should be a movie? Well, now it is.

Linsanity, a documentary detailing the Asian-American's sensational performance with the New York Knicks, is set to premiere at the January Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.

The documentary was directed by Evan Leong. Leong also produced the documentary "1040" about Christianity's growing popularity in Asia.

Lin is an outspoken Christian who is very popular in China.

The Linsanity domentary will retell Lin's unexpected winning streak with the Knicks as well as his past as a high school star and Harvard standout.

The Linsanity film is one of 29 documentaries slated to premiere at the Sundance Institute's signature festival. Other feature films include jOBS - a bio-pic of the Late Steven Jobs, The World According to Dick Cheney and We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks. The festival runs from Jan. 17 through Jan. 27.

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