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Two ordinary inner-city kids dare to dream the impossible - professional basketball glory - in this epic chronicle of hope and faith. Filmed over a five-year period, Hoop Dreams follows young Arthur Agee and William Gates as they navigate the complex, competitive world of scholastic athletics while striving to overcome the intense pressures of family life and the realities of their Chicago streets. The Criterion Collection is proud to present this landmark documentary chronicling two remarkable families who challenge the American dream.
Let's make one thing clear: I'm not a sports fan. In fact I hate sports. However, my love and passion goes to watching documentary films. Read morePublished 3 months ago by PaisleyPrincess
Great documentary for high school students stressing importance of education to achieve one's goal.Published 5 months ago by Lynelle
the all time cautionary tale for would be professional sports athletes.Published 10 months ago by Tattle Tale
Better than I expected because it included the updated info too. I use it as a teaching video...great stuff! ThanksPublished 22 months ago by Mike E.
This is a wonderful documentary which does not seem like one. The producers and directors followed two teens in the inner city of Chicago who knew each other and who had the same... Read morePublished on May 5, 2013 by clarence a connelly, jr.
I love this movie! I had to watch it for my Cinema class and fell in love with the characters. Overall a must see film for everyone!Published on February 12, 2013 by Chela
I'm not sure what it is about this movie that touches me so deeply, but I could watch it a hundred times over.Published on December 17, 2012 by jane caboto