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  1. Sep 30,  · Even if you care not a whit about high school and professional sports, this is a move worth seeing, because what it's really about is a contemporary American culture that exacts a very high price, not only among young people chasing hoop dreams, but also among the rest of us who collude in their fantasies and, truth be told, chase some /5(25).
  2. Education is the way to a better life. HELPFUL BACKGROUND. This film is a documentary and provides its own factual background. DISCUSSION QUESTIONS. 1. See Discussion Questions and Projects for Use With Any Documentary. Hoop Dreams , site from the producer of the film;.
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  4. Hoop Dreams This completely absorbing three-hour documentary follows the lives of two inner-city African American teenage basketball prodigies as they move through high school with long-shot dreams of the NBA, superstardom, and an escape from the ghetto/10().
  5. Jul 21,  · Hoop Dreams painstakingly tempers the romanticism characteristic high school athletes by paying special attention to the many roadblocks that stand in the way of Gates and Agee's dreams. This movie provides an excellent way for families to talk about issues such as race and class in urban America, long-term goals, teen sex and drug use, and 5/5.
  6. Mar 30,  · What we have, then, is a film that grows up as its characters do. This is not unlike the way Richard Linklater’s masterful Boyhood, which premiered at Sundance the same year that James, Marx, and Gilbert were being honored for Hoop Dreams’s twentieth anniversary, works. By the end of the movie, the boys we’ve come to care so deeply about.
  7. Jul 08,  · ''Hoop Dreams'' () has the form of a sports documentary, but along the way it becomes a revealing and heartbreaking story about life in America. When the filmmakers began, they planned to make a minute film about eighth-graders being recruited from inner-city playgrounds to play for suburban schools.4/4.
  8. The movie does all these in ways in which no other movie on sports has ever done. This is because, the viewers are given an intimate view at a pursuit towards dream in basketball, while in reality its happening. Social Problems Facing Arthur Agee. Hoop Dreams says a lot about African American life in particular and the United States society.
  9. A term used in the hood by individuals living in near poverty levels, hoping one day to make it all the way to the NBA and leave the hood even though it's extremely unlikely. Tyrone has been having hoop dreams since he was a kid.

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