Danny Boyle and Michael Fassbender aren't the only ones with a Steve Jobs film this fall. A documentary about the Apple co-founder by Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney (Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief) is scheduled for release this September, and here's the first trailer. The 2.5-minute montage is one part Jobs the Phenom and two parts Jobs the Flawed and Angry Human, which four years after his death, still seems to be the most common narrative. As an unidentified voice in the trailer aptly puts it, "His stuff was beloved, but it wasn't that he was beloved."
When The Verge's Bryan Bishop saw the documentary at SXSW in March, he called the film "an unflinching look at the emotional shrapnel people took when they were part of Jobs' life, and how some of them — paradoxically — still feel tremendous love and gratitude toward him."
Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine is scheduled for release in theaters and on demand September 4th.