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Hoop dreams



Year/Format: 1994, eVideo , 1 online resource (171 minutes)
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Summary/Review: Two ordinary inner-city Chicago kids dare to reach for the impossible " professional basketball glory " in this epic chronicle of hope and faith. Fil more...
Summary/Review: Two ordinary inner-city Chicago kids dare to reach for the impossible " professional basketball glory " in this epic chronicle of hope and faith. Filmed over a five-year period, Hoop Dreams, by Steve James, Frederick Marx, and Peter Gilbert, follows young Arthur Agee and William Gates and their families as the boys navigate the complex, competitive world of scholastic athletics while dealing with the intense pressures of their home lives and neighborhoods. This revelatory film continues to educate and inspire viewers, and it is widely considered one of the great works of American nonfiction cinema.
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Publication information: New York, NY : Janus Films, 1994.
Language: English
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Language Note: In English.
Record ID: 3446078
Format: eVideo
Date acquired: July 13, 2016
More creator details: a production of Kartemquin Films and KTCA Public Television ; produced by Frederick Marx, Steve James, Peter Gilbert ; directed by Steve James.
General note: Title from resource description page (viewed October 7, 2015).
Credits: Director of photography, Peter Gilbert ; edited by Frederick Marx, Steve James, Bill Haugse ; narrator, Steve James.
Credits: KTCA-TV (Television station : Saint Paul, Minn.)
Credits: Kartemquin Films, production company.
Performers: Features Arthur Agee, William Gates ; narrator, Steve James.
Electronic access: Access online
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