AMERICAN STREETBALLERS has been compared to "Good Will Hunting" meets Spike Lee's "He Got Game." Searching for sanity in the midst of turmoil, two junior college basketball players find release and therapy while competing at one of the toughest and most respected street courts in the U.S. With a philosophy of Hoops, Hustle and Hope, both men spend the entire summer helping one another overcome adversities. Their dedication and love for the game of basketball transcends from playground courts into each of their dysfunctional lives. Festival Awards for this Irish/Urban Drama include Best Dramatic Feature, an Audience Choice Award, a Jury Award, and Best Cinematography. AMERICAN STREETBALLERS made the official Academy list for the 2010 (82nd) Academy Awards making the film eligible for Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay..