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Silverdocs opening and closing films announced

Silverdocs will open with the US premiere of Kristopher Belman's More Than a Game, which looks at the ups and downs of five talented young basketball players from Akron, Ohio, one of which just happens to be NBA star LeBron James. The festival will close with The Nine Lives of Marion Barry, which looks deep into the character of the disgraced mayor/civil rights champion, and is directed by Dana Flor and Toby Oppenheimer.
May 1, 2009

Silverdocs will open with the US premiere of Kristopher Belman’s More Than a Game, which looks at the ups and downs of five talented young basketball players from Akron, Ohio, one of which just happens to be NBA star LeBron James. The festival will close with The Nine Lives of Marion Barry, which looks deep into the character of the disgraced mayor/civil rights champion, and is directed by Dana Flor and Toby Oppenheimer.

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