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Published On: Sun, Sep 10th, 2017

‘Steve McQueen: American Icon’ confirmed for September 28 Fathom Events screening

Academy Award®-nominated and Emmy®-winning actor Gary Sinise will narrate the much-anticipated, one-night event STEVE McQUEEN: AMERICAN ICON in movie theaters nationwide on Thursday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m. local time.

Hosted by Harvest Ministries’ Greg Laurie, the event features the 110-minute documentary, a message from Laurie and a performance by leading contemporary Christian band MercyMe.

“McQueen was the highest-paid actor of his era in Hollywood,” said Laurie. “Both on screen and in life he was the epitome of ‘cool.’ Yet few people know that late in his life, the star of now-legendary films such as BULLITT, THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN and THE GREAT ESCAPE began a spiritual journey that led to Christian faith.”

STEVE MCQUEEN: AMERICAN ICON moves through in-depth interviews with McQueen’s wife, model Barbara Minty McQueen, and debuts her candid photographs from McQueen’s last years. Interviews also feature Academy Award®-winning actor Mel Gibson, renowned stuntman Stan Barrett, celebrated McQueen biographer Marshall Terrill, actors Barbara Leigh and Mel Novak, and the pilot who taught Steve to fly.

The Erwin Brothers (WOODLAWN) along with Ben Smallbone direct STEVE MCQUEEN: AMERICAN ICON, presented by American Icon Films LLC and Fathom Events.

About American Icon Films, LLC
American Icon Films, is a joint venture between Greg Laurie of Harvest Ministries and Erwin Brothers Entertainment. Greg Laurie serves as the senior pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, California, one of the largest churches in America; is the author of more than 70 books; is the creator of three feature films; hosts the nationally syndicated radio broadcast, A New Beginning; and is the founder of Harvest Crusades, a large-scale evangelistic ministry attended by more than 7.6 Million people worldwide, both in-person in stadiums and arenas across the world. Brothers Jon and Andrew Erwin make up Erwin Brothers Entertainment, best known for  WOODLAWN, MOMS’ NIGHT OUT, OCTOBER BABY and the upcoming release, I CAN ONLY IMAGINE (2018).

About Fathom Events
Fathom Events is recognized as the leading domestic distributor of event cinema and ranks as one of the largest overall distributors of content to movie theaters. Fathom Events’ live digital broadcast network is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live and pre-recorded events to 897 locations and 1,387 screens in 181 Designated Market Areas® (including all of the top 50). For more information, visit www.fathomevents.com. 

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