LOVE & BASKETBALL
GINA PRINCE-BYTHEWOOD | USA | 2000 | 124 MIN | PG-13 | ENGLISH, SPANISH | 4K
Sanaa Lathan and Omar Epps star as talented basketball players Monica and Quincy, childhood sweethearts who both dream of professional careers on the court. As their careers take them in different directions, the pressures of the sport put Monica and Quincy’s relationship to the test. The feature debut of director Gina Prince-Bythewood (THE WOMAN KING), LOVE & BASKETBALL is a timeless story of ambition, friendship, and passion.
Cast: Sanaa Lathan, Omar Epps, Glenndon Chatman
Part of the Philadelphia Film Society’s Movie Club series.
Movie Club is a new monthly film series designed around the needs of film enthusiasts and students of cinema to be a forum for discussions of film analysis, aesthetics, history, and production. We kick off MOVIE CLUB with an ongoing showcase of first films by groundbreaking filmmakers from around the world and across film history. Each film will feature an introduction, robust post-viewing discussion, and a packet of suggested additional viewing, listening, and reading.