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1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
This documentary tells the story of basketball prodigy and Coney Island kid Sebastian Telfair, who has a chance to skip past college and go straight into the NBA. The cameras follow young Telfair as he hopes to take his high school team to another championship, lands on the cover of "Sports Illustrated," talks with major corporations about endorsement deals and tries to decide if he should go to school at Louisville University or become a professional player.


Director: Jonathan Hock

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Cinéma Libre

Through the Fire (2005)

Release Date: February 10th, 2006|1 hr. 43 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 75
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    Entertaining and compelling. show more

  • 75
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Superb, ultimately exhilarating account of Coney Island basketball phenom Sebastian Telfair's senior year at Lincoln High. show more

  • 80
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    A highly satisfying documentary tracking the hoop dreams of basketball bright light Sebastian Telfair as he made that rare leap from high school all-star to NBA draft pick. show more

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