Medora Poster

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

Distributors: Beachside Films

Ratings & Reviews

view all
  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com