Hoop DreamsStreaming Video - 2016
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.
Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2016.
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 streaming online resource (1 video file, approximately 173 minutes) :,digital, .flv file, sound digital video file, MPEG-4, Flash
From Library Staff
Filmed over a five-year period, this documentary follows two Chicago high school students, William Gates and Arthur Agee, who dream of making it to the NBA.
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