Elevate

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Released 2011

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Director:
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Released:
2011
Rating:
PG
At SEEDS Academy in Dakar, Senegal, the best and tallest young basketball players from across West Africa are hand-picked to take part in a strenuous program of academics and athletic training. For these seven-foot-tall sixteen-year-olds, the rewards can

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  • 80

    The New York Times

    Mr. Fall, a former scout for the Dallas Mavericks, founded the Seeds Academy to nurture his countrymen. His conviction, level gaze and firm eloquence instill pride, drive and deter...

  • 80

    Variety

    Hoop dreams die hard, and the stories in Elevate are both sobering and thrilling.

  • 70

    Los Angeles Times Gary Goldstein

    It's all presented with equal parts humor and sensitivity, though Buford doesn't much delve into the potential landmines here - racism, classism, exploitation - allowing the power ...

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