Hoop Dreams

Film

17:00, Fri 1 Nov 2019
MiniCini
Standard £8.00, Concession £5.00, Booking essential

Hoop Dreams is a 1994 documentary film directed by Steve James following the story of two African-American high school students in Chicago and their dream of becoming professional basketball players. Followed during their entire high-school career over five years of filming and 250 hours of footage, the film depicts the many obstacles faced by these young men on their journey including parental drug addiction, family poverty, and inner-city violence, as well as the usual obstacles that arise in competition, all the while raising a number of issues concerning race, social class, economic division, education, and values in the contemporary United States.

Cast: Arthur Agee, William Gates

Director: Steve James

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