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Direction nord – La montée du basketball à Toronto (long métrage)

Direction nord – La montée du basketball à Toronto (long métrage)

| 1 h 29 min

La victoire sans précédent des Raptors de Toronto au championnat de la NBA et le nombre record de joueurs canadiens choisis au repêchage ont ravivé les rêves de gloire que suscite le basketball dans la Ville Reine. Dans ce long métrage documentaire, le réalisateur Ryan Sidhoo braque son objectif sur trois étoiles montantes — Elijah Fisher, Keone Davis et Cordell Veira, respectivement âgés de 12, 15 et 18 ans — alors qu’ils tentent de se frayer un chemin au cœur de l’imposante mécanique qu’est aujourd’hui le basketball junior.

  • None
    Ryan Sidhoo
    John Price
  • direction
    Ryan Sidhoo
  • producer
    Shirley Vercruysse
  • delegate producer
    Jennifer Roworth
  • editing
    Graham Withers
  • original music
    Alex Punzalan
  • sound design
    John Diemer
    Troy Slocum
  • supplementary footage
    Chris Romeike
    Jesse McCracken
    Matthew Nauser
    Andrew Bissonnette
    Mike McLaughlin
    James Pace-Cornsilk
    Chris Wardle
  • location sound
    Ryan Cox
    Nick Davey
    Neil Curschman
    Benjamin Barton
    Dane Kelly
    Nathaniel Robinson
    Kevin Brown
    Mike Kool
    Bernie Ozol
    Max Hirtenstein
    Justin Lacroix
    Zach Thorpe
  • coordinator, interviews
    Mike Hamilton
  • production coordinator
    Veronika Paz
    Nathan Conchie
  • production assistant
    Patrick Sue-Chan
    Mackie Montgomery
    Paul Kim
    Marcus Armstrong
    Chris Niesing
  • photographer
    Yasin Osman
  • research
    Caroline Coutts
  • editing assistant
    Mike Howey
  • sound mixer
    Isabelle Lussier
  • sound editing
    Luc Léger
    Michelle Hwu
    Chris Robinson
  • online editing
    Serge Verreault
  • subtitling
    Zoé Major
  • visual effects
    Bun Lee
    Cynthia Ouellet
  • technical coordinator
    Wes Machnikowski
  • administration
    Carla Jones
  • executive producer
    Shirley Vercruysse
  • executive director
    Michelle van Beusekom


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Ages 13 to 18

Diversity - Black Studies
Family Studies/Home Economics - Adolescent Development
Health/Personal Development - Fitness/Physical Activities
Physical Education - Fitness

An intimate documentary following five aspiring basketball athletes. Ideal for classroom discussions, assignments, and projects related to youth sports. This documentary series covers the influential role corporate sponsorship has in youth basketball. Do you believe this relationship is exploitative? What are the potential moral problems that could arise from this situation? Are there any other larger societal issues you see reflected in the concept of the “basketball factory” or the series as a whole? Explain your answers. What overarching themes do you see connecting the five different people spotlighted in this series? What similarities do their stories share, and how do they differ? How do the people and themes of the series relate to your own life, experiences, and ambitions?

Direction nord – La montée du basketball à Toronto (long métrage)
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