Feature film- 118 min
Directed by James Gartner
Glory Road, a 2006 film, directed by James Gartner is based on a true story surrounding the events leading to the 1966 NCAA University Division Basketball Championship. Don Haskins portrayed by Josh Lucas, head coach of Texas Western College (now known
as University of Texas at El Paso or UTEP), coached a team with an all-black starting lineup, a first in NCAA history. Glory Road explores racism, discrimination and student athletics. Supporting actors Jon Voight and Derek Luke also star in principal roles.
The film was a co-production between the motion picture studios of Walt Disney Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Texas Western Productions, and Glory Road Productions. Distributed by Buena Vista Pictures, It premiered theatrically on January 13, 2006. Glory Road was nominated for a number of awards including the Humanitas Prize; the film won the 2006 ESPY Award for Best Sports Movie.
Michael Saia credited as additional editor
© 2006 Walt Disney Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films