NBC TV Chicago visited Kartemquin Films today. The Channel 5 News team's LeeAnn Trotter was here to interview director Steve James and star William Gates about this month's event celebrating the 15th Anniversary of Hoop Dreams.
Also interviewed were student filmmakers Kia Clair and Angelo Williams from the Better Boys Foundation, whose 2 minute film tribute to Hoop Dreams will play in advance of a 16mm screening of the classic documentary this Friday 16th at the Better Boys Foundation.
The segment airs on NBC Chicago news on Thursday at 4.30pm!
For more information on Hoop Dreams 15th Anniversary events, please click here.
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