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Hoop dreams / Fine Line Features presents ; a Kartemquin Films and KTCA-TV production ; produced by Frederick Marx, Steve James, Peter Gilbert ; directed by Steve James.

James, Steve, 1955- (film producer,, film director.). Marx, Fred, (film producer.). Gilbert, Peter, 1957- (film producer.). Agee, Arthur, (on-screen presenter.). Gates, William, (on-screen presenter.). Fine Line Features, (presenter.). Kartemquin Films, (production company.). KTCA-TV (Television station : Saint Paul, Minn.), (production company.). Criterion Collection (Firm), (publisher.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Main Library 796.323 BLU-RAY (Text) 33062009400988 Adult DVD Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781604659641
  • ISBN: 1604659645
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (172 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + insert.
  • Edition: Blu-ray special edition.
  • Publisher: [Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1994.
Full screen (1.33:1).
Special features: two audio commentaries: one with filmmakers Steve James, Frederick Marx, and Peter Gilbert, and one with the film's subjects, Arthur Agee and William Gates; Life after "Hoop dreams," a new documentary; Additional scenes; Collection of experts from Siskel & Ebert; Original 1994 music video for the film's theme song; trailers; Essays by author John Edgar Wideman and filmmaker and critic Robert Greene.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Ben Sidran; director of photography, Peter Gilbert ; edited by Frederick Marx, Steve James, Bill Haugse ; narrator, Steve James.
Participant or Performer Note:
Follows Arthur Agee, William Gates.
Summary, etc.:
This documentary follows two inner-city basketball phenoms' lives through high school as they chase their dreams of playing in the NBA.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
Blu-ray; region A; 1080p high definition; DTS-HD Master Audio 4.0 surround ; requires Blu-ray player.
Language Note:
English dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Source of Description Note:
Title from container.
Subject: Agee, Arthur.
Gates, William.
African American basketball players > Illinois > Chicago > Biography.
Inner cities > Illinois > Chicago > Case studies.
Chicago (Ill.) > Social conditions.
Genre: Sports films.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Films for the hearing impaired.

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