Tattered Cover Classics: Hoop Dreams | Denver Film Society | Steve James | USA

Tattered Cover Classics: Hoop Dreams

Steve James

Classic, Documentary, Sports

EnglishUSA1994170 minWebsiteDCP


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Plays Sunday, March 1 at 1:00 PM at the Sie - Hosted by Howie Movshovitz with a post-film discussion!
Presented by Tattered Cover Bookstore and KUNC Radio
Tickets are just $1.00!

Special Thanks to the Criterion Collection!

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.

Editor: William Haugse, Steve James, Frederick Marx | Cinematographer: Peter Gilbert | Screenwriter: Steve James, Frederick Marx
Cast: William Gates, Arthur Agee, Emma Gates

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