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We Could Be King (2014)





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Slashing budgets and still facing shortfalls, Philadelphia did the unthinkable. It shuttered Germantown High School and sent its students to archrival Martin Luther King, leaving a first-time head coach and a new principal to join together in a fight to unite bitter adversaries. An intimate and unflinching snapshot of urban America's education crisis, We Could Be King is a celebration of the power of sports to bring young people, neighborhoods and a city together.
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Critic Reviews for We Could Be King

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By addressing the impact of cuts to sports programs - for some students, the main reason they stay enrolled - "King" is an indictment of anyone quick to write off public schools or the children they teach.

Full Review… | April 24, 2014
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"We Could Be King" provides no introspection, only inspiration.

Full Review… | April 24, 2014
Los Angeles Times
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It takes integrity and poise to do what Dunn manages with his team in "We Could Be King," and watching him in action, demanding the players not only play harder, but be better as people, is remarkable.

Full Review… | August 23, 2014
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POWERFULL doc about the merging of an inner city Philadelphia high school with there arch rival. The story behind this film is extremely moving on its own and the fact that it was caught on camera (and brilliantly edited and produced) is amazing. A must watch for football fans and Documentary fans alike.

Ryan Hags
Ryan Hags

Best sports documentary EVER. AMAZING football sequences, dramatic, emotional, I can't say enough good things about this movie. I cried like a baby throughout...in a good way.

Aldon Thomas
Aldon Thomas

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