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Hoop Dreams

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Directed by Steve James
United States, 1994
Documentary, Drama, Sport

Synopsis

Filmed over a five-year period, Hoop Dreams follows two inner-city boys as they navigate the complex, competitive world of scholastic athletics at a prestigious college, while also striving to overcome the intense pressures of family life and the realities of the Chicago streets.

Synopsis

Filmed over a five-year period, Hoop Dreams follows two inner-city boys as they navigate the complex, competitive world of scholastic athletics at a prestigious college, while also striving to overcome the intense pressures of family life and the realities of the Chicago streets.

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Hoop DreamsDirected bySteve James

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
1995 | Nominee: Best Film Editing
Sundance Film Festival
1994 | Winner: Audience Award (Documentary Competition)
Independent Spirit Awards
1995 | Winner: Special Distinction Award

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