In this critically acclaimed film, two ordinary inner-city kids dare to dream the impossible: achieving professional basketball glory. Hoop Dreams, an epic chronicle of hope and faith, is one of the first documentaries to cross over into theaters as a feature film.
“The best film of the 1990’s.” —Roger Ebert, At The Movies
Sundance Film Festival Audience Award-Best Documentary
George Foster Peabody Award
Academy Award Nominee – Best Editing
#1 on International Documentary Association’s list of Top 25 Documentaries of All Time
New York Film Critics Circle Awards – Best Documentary
Los Angeles Film Critics Awards – Best Documentary
Director’s Guild of America Award
Producer’s Guild of America Award
Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award
Funding provided by Chrysler Corporation, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, The Knight Foundation, Dan and Lucia Woods Lindley, National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Illinois Arts Council (IAC), Pru and Frank Biedler, PBS and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
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