Hoop dreams

Hoop dreams


Filmmaker-approved special ed.; standard format (1.33:1).

Publication Information
[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, c2005.

Physical Description
1 videodisc (171 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (36 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)

Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ;

General Note
Originally released as a documentary film in 1994.
Booklet includes 3 essays ("Serious game" by historian John Edgar Wideman, "Getting in the home" by sportswriter Alexander Wolff & "Looking back at broken dreams : film's key players have moved on" by journalist Michael Wise), dedication by the filmmakers, and filmmaker bios (for James, Marx, Gilbert, & co-producer Gordon Quinn).
Special features: optional audio commentary with Agee & Gates; optional audio commentary with Gilbert, James & Marx; 6 segments from "Siskel & Ebert" about the film (15 min.); Tony M. music video for the film's theme song (3 min.); 2 theatrical trailers.

Subject Term
African American basketball players -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.
Inner cities -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies.

Geographic Term
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions.

Documentary films.
Basketball films.
Sports films.
Biographical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Added Author
Marx, Fred
James, Steve, 1955-
Gilbert, Peter, 1957-
Agee, Arthur.
Gates, William.

Added Corporate Author
KTCA-TV (Television station : Saint Paul, Minn.)
Criterion Collection (Firm)

Follows the high school careers of two young, African-American men from inner-city Chicago as they pursue their dream of playing professional basketball.

System Details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital stereo.

Language Note
Subtitled for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.

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Hardwood Creek Library (Forest Lake)Nonfiction DVDDVD 796.32362 HOO11Nonfiction DVDs
Oakdale LibraryNonfiction DVDDVD 796.32362 HOO11Nonfiction DVDs
Park Grove Library (Cottage Grove)Nonfiction DVDDVD 796.32362 HOO11Nonfiction DVDs
R.H. Stafford Library (Woodbury)Nonfiction DVDDVD 796.32362 HOO11Nonfiction DVDs
Stillwater Public LibraryNonfiction DVDDVD 796.32362 HOO11Nonfiction DVDs
Valley Library (Lakeland)Nonfiction DVDDVD 796.32362 HOO11Nonfiction DVDs