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On the Shoulders of Giants: The Story of the Greatest Team You Never Heard Of (2010)

80 min | Documentary, History, Sport

The NBA's All-Time Leading Scorer and Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar presents On the Shoulders of Giants - the story of the greatest team you never heard of. The tale of the all-black Harlem Rens is a documentary film that connects ...See moreThe NBA's All-Time Leading Scorer and Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar presents On the Shoulders of Giants - the story of the greatest team you never heard of. The tale of the all-black Harlem Rens is a documentary film that connects positive role models and their will to succeed during a time when African Americans faced tremendous obstacles. Set in the 1930s, this unique documentary combines basketball and jazz with a blend of animation and 3D effects to a soundtrack of jazz infused with hip hop. Its more than a documentary, its a 'Documation' . Written by Anonymous See less
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Maya Angelou
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6.8 / 10 | 21 votes