• Linsanity (2013)

Linsanity

Release Date: October 4th, 2013

DVD Release Date: January 7th, 2014

PG |1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary

Filmmaker Evan Jackson Leong chronicles the rise of basketball star Jeremy Lin, the first man of Chinese/Taiwanese descent to play in the NBA.

Cast: Daniel Dae Kim, Jeremy Lin, Ming Yao, Landry Fields, Pablo Torre, Stephen Chen

Director: Evan Jackson Leong

Genres: Documentary

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Liam LaceyThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Filmmaker Evan Jackson Leong, who began following Lin when he played for Harvard, also emphasizes the importance of Lin’s tight bonds with his family and the importance of his evangelical Christianity (“I only play for God,” Lin says). show more

  • 70
    Justin LoweThe Hollywood Reporter

    Linsanity reaffirms that the best sports stories originate with dimensional, relatable subjects who earn respect and admiration through their personal struggles and triumphs. show more

  • 63
    Sara StewartNew York Post

    Leong’s film isn’t particularly stylish, but it makes the most of the climactic Knicks footage, as well as showcasing a sweetly goofy side of the 25-year-old, now playing for the Houston Rockets. show more

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