Lenny Cooke


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Lenny Cooke

  • 2013
  • Directed By: Ben and Joshua Safdie
  • Rated Not Rated
  • Documentary
  • 88 Minutes
  1. Thursday, January 16, 2014 7:00 p.m.
  2. Sunday, January 19, 2014 6:30 p.m.
Still image from the film Lenny Cooke
In 2001, Lenny Cooke was the most hyped high school basketball player in the country, ranked above future greats LeBron James, Amar’e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony. A decade later, Lenny has never played a minute in the NBA. In this quintessentially American documentary, filmmaking brothers Joshua and Benny Safdie track the unfulfilled destiny of a man for whom superstardom was only just out of reach. (2K DCP)

"You've never seen a sports movie like this before" - INDIEWIRE