L.A. Times praises ESPN’s ’30 for 30′ doc project

L.A. Times blogger sees ESPN's '30 for 30' documentary series as the home for provocative and passionate films, and calls it a 'stirring creative coup.'
December 7, 2010

L.A. Times Patrick Goldstein has found ESPN a surprising home for film festival level films with its ’30 for 30′ project. The 30 documentaries are produced by a range of both well-known and new filmmakers – from Albert Maysles to Ice Cube – and is a ‘stirring creative coup.’

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