The Air Up There: Directed by Paul Michael Glaser. With Kevin Bacon, Charles Gitonga Maina, Yolanda Vazquez, Winston Ntshona. A basketball coach travels to Africa to recruit a new star.
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Giants of Africa Is A Film That Tells The Story Of A Movement That Began 13 Years Ago. At the core of this film is the notion of using basketball as a tool to create lasting change and to empower others to dream big, while growing the game in Africa. A native of Nigeria, Masai Ujiri’s love for basketball paved his way to becoming the first African- born General Manager for a major North American sports team and he never forgot his roots, or the opportunities presented to him.
Jimmy Dolan is a college basketball assistant coach who wants to find a new star for his team since he believes this will get him a promotion to head coach at the school. He sees a home video of a prospect named Saleh and travels to Kenya to recruit him. Upon arriving in this country, Dolan finds himself confronted not only with the challenges of basketball but also with the challenges of adjusting to and learning how to live in the midst of a brand-new culture.
Gar is a high school journalist who covers the basketball team as it heads toward a state championship; when his best friend Matt, the team's star, is asked by a drug dealer to throw the big game, Gar inevitably gets caught in the middle. Director: Rusty Gorman | Stars: Haley Joel Osment, Ryan Merriman, Eugene Osment, Robert Garlati. Votes: 686
In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan. Director: Joe Pytka | Stars: Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight, Theresa Randle, Manner Washington. Votes: 189,690 | Gross: $90.46M
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Teen about to get basketball scholarship (Jamaal Wilkes) is mistaken for a rapist and shot by police. One on One: 1977 Drama A highly recruited college freshman (Robby Benson) runs afoul of a demanding coach. Coach: 1978 Drama A basketball coach (Cathy Lee Crosby) hired by mistake is harassed by her superior. Fast Break: 1979 Comedy
Come Back, Africa chronicles the life of Zachariah, a black South African living under the rule of the harsh apartheid government in 1959. Director: Lionel Rogosin | Stars: Zacharia Mgabi , Vinah Bendile , Miriam Makeba , Lewis Nkosi
Giants Of Africa takes Women’s Basketball to Somalia Giants of Africa partnered with Elman Peace Centre to run a day clinic in Mogadishu, Somalia. Elman Peace Centre is a non-profit organizatio ...
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