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Title Elevate [videorecording] / ESPN Films presents a films by Anne Buford ; a Sharp 7 Film with Isotope Films ; producers, Mark Becker ... [et al.] ; director, Anne Buford.

Imprint [New York] : Docurama Films : Distributed by New Video Group, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch DVD    796.32362 ELE    Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 83 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally produced as a documentary film in 2011.
Bonus feature: Theatrical trailer.
Credits Camera, Daniel Vecchione ; editors, Mark Becker, Chris White ; music, Shawn Lee.
Summary Filmed over four years, from the dilapidated cement courts of Senegal to upscale American prep schools, documents the extraordinary personal journeys of four particularly tall West African Muslim teenage boys with NBA dreams. Recruited for both their physical and academic skills, Assane, Dethie, Byago and Aziz accept basketball scholarships to schools in the United States, and face the daunting challenges of alienation, a foreign language, and American-style basketball.
Audience MPAA rating: PG; brief mild language ; some material may not be suitable for children.
System Details DVD, NTSC; Dolby Digital stereo.
Subject Scholarships -- United States.
Basketball players -- Senegal.
High school athletes -- Senegal.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Sports films.
Added Author Becker, Mark.
Buford, Anne.
Lee, Shawn, 1963-
New Video Group.
ESPN Films (Firm)
Docurama (Firm)
ISBN 1422995275
Standard No. 767685262696
Music No. NNVG262690 New Video Group

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