As part of our 10-day celebration of the moving image, PIVOT and the Atlanta Film Festival proudly present the documentary feature film Little Ballers (78 min); programmed by Kristy Breneman.
Location: Plaza Theatre, Chipotle Auditorium (not handicap accessible)
Seating Time: 11:15AM (11:45PM showtime)
Run Time: 78 minutes
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Directed by Crystal McCrary Anthony
USA, 2013, English, 78 minutes
Exploring the bonds created through basketball, "Little Ballers" follows four 11-year-old boys and their legendary basketball coach as they set out to win an AAU National Championship. For these young men, basketball is a positive outlet to their harsh reality of poverty and gang violence. Their influential coach becomes a father figure, offering them the hope of getting an education and living the American dream. NBA players such as Steve Nash, Carmelo Anthony, Joakim Noah and Amar’e Stoudemire share their stories of playing youth basketball that mirror the lives of the Little Ballers.
For additional information and to view a trailer for Little Ballers, please visit this documentary feature's home on our festival website here; presented to our festival audience by:
Kristy Breneman is the Atlanta Film Festival's Features & Special Presentations Programmer; this documentary feature was chosen by Kristy for exhibition, out of over 300 documentary feature submissions, for our 2014 festival audience and filmmakers.
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