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Fri, 11 Jan 2013 14:15:00 GMT | By Natasha Sporn
Films and directors discovered at Sundance

'Hoop Dreams' - 1994



The basketball film was first screened at the 1994 Sundance festival (© Moviesotre Collection/REX Features)
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  • The basketball film was first screened at the 1994 Sundance festival (© Moviesotre Collection/REX Features)
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This 170-minute documentary followed the dreams of two male students as they embarked on their journey to become professional basketball players. The documentary was first seen at Sundance in 1994 where it won Best Documentary and later went on to net over $11 million worldwide at the box office.

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