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The Resource Hoop dreams, Fine Line Features [presents] ; a production of Kartemquin Films and KTCA Public Television ; produced by Frederick Marx, Steve James, Peter Gilbert ; directed by Steve James, (videorecording)

Hoop dreams, Fine Line Features [presents] ; a production of Kartemquin Films and KTCA Public Television ; produced by Frederick Marx, Steve James, Peter Gilbert ; directed by Steve James, (videorecording)

Label
Hoop dreams
Title
Hoop dreams
Statement of responsibility
Fine Line Features [presents] ; a production of Kartemquin Films and KTCA Public Television ; produced by Frederick Marx, Steve James, Peter Gilbert ; directed by Steve James
Contributor
Director
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Follows the high school careers of two young, African-American men from inner-city Chicago as they pursue their dream of playing professional basketball
  • "Two ordinary inner-city kids dare to dream the impossible -- professional basketball glory -- in this epic chronicle of hope and perseverance. Filmed over a five-year period, Hoop Dreams follows young Arthur Agee and William Gates as they navigate the complex, competitive world of scholastic athletics while striving to overcome the intense pressures of family life and the realities of their Chicago streets ... [a] landmark documentary about two remarkable families who challenge the American dream."--Container notes
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Peter Gilbert ; edited by Frederick Marx, Steve James, Bill Haugse
Date time place
Originally filmed between 1989-1994
Dewey number
796.323/62
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
LC call number
GV884.A1
LC item number
H66 2005
PerformerNote
Arthur Agee, William Gates ; narrator, Steve James
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1955-
  • 1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Marx, Fred
  • James, Steve
  • Gilbert, Peter
  • Agee, Arthur
  • Gates, William
  • Fine Line Features
  • Kartemquin Films
  • KTCA-TV (Television station : Saint Paul, Minn.)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
171
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
289
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American basketball players
  • Inner cities
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Documentary films
  • Biographical films
  • Sports films
Technique
live action
Label
Hoop dreams, Fine Line Features [presents] ; a production of Kartemquin Films and KTCA Public Television ; produced by Frederick Marx, Steve James, Peter Gilbert ; directed by Steve James, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
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
Accompanying material
1 booklet (36 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
58837358
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Filmmaker-approved special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (171 min.)
Isbn
9781559409582
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other control number
715515016025
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC1610D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)58837358
System details
DVD ; Region 1 ; Dolby digital stereo ; standard format (1.33:1)
Terms governing use
"Unauthorized public performance, broadcasting, or copying is a violation of applicable laws"--Container.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Hoop dreams, Fine Line Features [presents] ; a production of Kartemquin Films and KTCA Public Television ; produced by Frederick Marx, Steve James, Peter Gilbert ; directed by Steve James, (videorecording)
Publication
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
Accompanying material
1 booklet (36 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
58837358
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Filmmaker-approved special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (171 min.)
Isbn
9781559409582
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other control number
715515016025
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC1610D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)58837358
System details
DVD ; Region 1 ; Dolby digital stereo ; standard format (1.33:1)
Terms governing use
"Unauthorized public performance, broadcasting, or copying is a violation of applicable laws"--Container.
Video recording format
DVD

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