“Hoop Dreams” (1994)

“Hoop Dreams” was an independent documentary created by three unknowns, but its impact is still felt today. The Dissolve provides an encyclopedic oral history that covers not just the backstory and smashing success, but also the film’s influence on the documentary genre, Academy Awards voting processes, and continuing social impact.

An oral history of Hoop Dreams, 20 years after its première

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