• Medora (2013)

Medora

Release Date: November 8th, 2013

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary

In Indiana, Medora High School's basketball team becomes a symbol of its once-thriving town as it struggles to avoid another winless season.

Director: Andrew Cohn , Davy Rothbart

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Beachside Films

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    Joe NeumaierNew York Daily News

    Andrew Cohn and Davy Rothbart’s doc, exec-produced by Steve Buscemi and Stanley Tucci, is one more sad, serious eulogy for a way of life. show more

  • 70
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Using the plight of the hapless team and its troubled young players as a microcosm of American society in decline, Medora, inevitably bound to be compared to the more ambitious and accomplished Hoop Dreams, nonetheless scores some winning points in powerful fashion. show more

  • 38
    Slant Magazine

    It feels as if it set out to be an inspirational tale about underdogs beating the odds, but instead of giving color to the story, the filmmakers presented it with black-and-white ideas. show more

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