CB 117:  Steve James’s “Hoop Dreams,” 1994.

William Gates:  People say, ‘When you make it to the NBA, don’t forget about me.’ I feel like telling them, ‘Well, if I don’t make it, make sure you don’t forget about me.’ 

Perhaps I’m biased—my tumblr handle betrays an obvious geographical allegiance—but this has to be one of the best films ever made about anything.  It should be mandatory viewing if you live in America.

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