SHORT DOCS BLOCK: BOYS OF SUMMER

SHORT DOCS BLOCK: BOYS OF SUMMER Crime of the Big Leagues Documentary Shorts, Short Docs Block: Boys of Summer, Shorts As virtually everyone knows, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, and broke the color ban in baseball. But few Americans know Lester...

Fast Break: The John McLendon Story

McLendon not only changed the way basketball was played but who could play it as well. Studying under James Naismith, John McLendon would become the most innovative coach in the history of basketball and in doing so would eventually integrate the college game. Following three consecutive national championships, his career would lead him to become the first professional black Coach. Quietly he became one of the most successful coaches of our time, changing the way the game would be played forever leaving us with his legacy; the Fast Break.

Legends of the Road

Legends of the Road

Legends of the Road offers a comprehensive, inspiring look at a bicycle road trip from Seattle to Kansas City, Mo, by Thomsen and a select group of students from Seattle and Victoria BC. that drew attention to a forgotten piece of African American and American history. In 2000, “Legends of the Road” tour commemorated the 100th anniversary of barnstorming.

Step

Step

STEP documents the senior year of a girls’ high-school step dance team against the background of inner-city Baltimore. As each one tries to become the first in their families to attend college, the girls strive to make their dancing a success against the backdrop of social unrest in the troubled city.

Rush Brothers

Rush Brothers

Runtime: 72m Director: Jordan Haro The story of former #1 high school basketball player Jaron Rush, and how his younger brothers Kareem and Brandon are bound by each other’s ups and downs. Powered by...
Swim Team

Swim Team

What would you do if your community gave up on your child? In New Jersey, the parents of one autistic boy take matters into their own hands. They form a competitive swim team, recruiting multiethnic autistic teens and training them with high expectations and zero pity. As they vie for state and national championships, what happens next alters the course of the boys’ lives. “Swim Team” chronicles the extraordinary rise of the Jersey Hammerheads, capturing a moving quest for inclusion, independence and a life that feels winning.