No Crossover praised for opening dialogue on race

The Daily Press has heralded No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson for bringing "a winning spirit and good cheer" to the area in 2010. Stating that the film "provided the fullest account yet of the Allen Iverson bowling alley incident," journalist David Squires praised the film for using sports "as a backdrop to tell Hampton Roads and the nation that when race is involved, things can get irrational. Perhaps the film's biggest contribution is that it opened local dialogue on race, thanks to forums held during the local screenings." Read the full article. No Crossover director Steve James and subject Allen Iverson grew up in the Hampton Roads area. Continued

Steve James wins Best Director for No Crossover

Steve James collected the Best Director award at last night's "Best of the Midwest Awards" in Chicago for his work on No Crossover. Congratulations to Steve James and the entire No Crossover: The Trial Of Allen Iverson team! Find out more at midwestfilm.com. Read a recent Huffington Post interview with Steve James in which he explains why he made No Crossover, and why this is a great time for documentary filmmaking.No Crossover is available to purchase from the Kartemquin Store. Continued

30 for 30 wins IDA award

ESPN Films' 30for30 series took home the award for Best Continuing Series at the 2010 International Documentary Association Awards this weekend. Kartemquin would like to congratulate all the filmmakers involved with 30for30, especially including the team behind our own contribution to the series: No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson.No Crossover is also up for 3 awards at tomorrow night's Best of the Midwest Awards. Fingers crossed! Continued

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