Friday, September 29
3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM
El Paso Museum of Art
20 minutes | Documentary Short Film
Director: Shawn Antoine II
Producer: Shawn Antoine II
Language: English
Year: 2023
Country: United States

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"KINGDOME" is a documentary that chronicles the remarkable journey of the legendary basketball tournament in Harlem known as the Kingdome. For 37 years, this tournament has been a symbol of community, resilience, and the transformative power of basketball. Through the eyes of its founder, Terry "Huncho" Cooper, and the diverse cast of players, fans, and organizers, the film explores the profound impact of the Kingdome on the lives of those involved and the Harlem community at large. From its humble beginnings to becoming one of the most revered street basketball tournaments in New York City, the documentary captures the highs and lows, triumphs and challenges, and the unbreakable spirit that has defined the Kingdome. With a captivating blend of archival footage, intimate interviews, and immersive storytelling, "Kingdome" celebrates the shared passion for the game, the bonds formed on the court, and the legacy that continues to inspire generations. Through the lens of basketball, the film illuminates the power of unity, the resilience of a community, and the enduring impact of a tournament that goes far beyond the confines of the court.