Hoop dreams [videorecording] / a film by Steve James, Frederick Marx and Peter Gilbert ; directed by Steve James.
Publisher: [United States] : Home Vision Entertainment : New Line Home Entertainment, 
Description: 1 videodisc (171 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series: Criterion collection
Subject: African American basketball players Illinois Chicago Case studies.
Basketball players Illinois Chicago Case studies.
Basketball Illinois Chicago Social aspects.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Cinematographer, Peter Gilbert ; editor, Frederick Marx.
Performers: Arthur Agee, William Gates, Bobby Knight, Spike Lee, Kevin O'Neill, Isiah Thomas, Dick Vitale.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13.
Title from container.
Originally released in 1994.
Special features: two audio commentaries with stars Arthur Agee and William Gates and filmmakers Peter Gilbert, Steve James, and Frederick Marx; segments from Siskel and Ebert tracking the acclaim for Hoop Dreams; original music video; theatrical trailers; a booklet featuring a dedication to the Gates and Agee families written by Steve James.
Summary: This documentary follows two inner-city basketball phenoms' lives through high school as they chase their dreams of playing in the NBA.