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March Madness: Best Basketball Films

Looking back at the 2014 broadcast television premiere of Independent Lens‘ Medora, not to mention that we’re in the midst of NCAA basketball “March Madness,” we have the sport of James Naismith firmly on our minds. While Medora is about much, much more than high school basketball — “The film transcends the underdog sports doc,” wrote John Fink in The Film … READ MORE

Medora T-Shirt Contest!

Medora, which premieres on Independent Lens next Monday, March 31st at 10 PM (check local listings), is the story of a struggling Indiana community and its woebegotten high school basketball team trying to get that elusive win. “Medora scores some winning points in powerful fashion,” wrote Frank Scheck in the Hollywood Reporter. “An evocative portrait of a … READ MORE