Soul in the Hole

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  • Genre(s): Documentary
  • Release year: 1997
  • Running time: 98 min
Soul In The Hole is a 1997 documentary film about aspiring basketball coach Kenny Jones, his playground dream team "Kenny's Kings," the relationship between him and his players (particularly playground phenom 18-year-old Ed "Booger" Smith) and life in... read more

Soul In The Hole is a 1997 documentary film about aspiring basketball coach Kenny Jones, his playground dream team "Kenny's Kings," the relationship between him and his players (particularly playground phenom 18-year-old Ed "Booger" Smith) and life in Brooklyn during the summer. It won the Independent Spirit: Truer Than Fiction Award (tied with Errol Morris' "Fast, Cheap and Out of Control") and was nominated for an International Documentary Association Award (IDA). Named Top Ten Gem by Premiere Magazine; twice-named Top Ten Film and called "...The best film made about basketball--and about growing up black, male and street..." by the Village Voice . Selected in competition or otherwise screened at the Rotterdam, Berlin, Munich, Cologne, Helsinki, Festival des Femmes, New Zealand and other international film festivals.

Original Release

08/08/1997

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Cast

Directors

Danielle Gardner

Cast

Producers

Douglas Gardner Executive Producer
Mel Lawrence Executive Producer
Alise Allen Producer
Lilibet Foster Producer

Editors

Melissa Neidich

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