9-Man (2014)

documentary, historical | NR | 1hr 29min

Opening at GFC: 05/20/2017

International Sports Film Festival of Ohio

Upcoming Showtimes:
May 20th 2017


9-Man uncovers an isolated and unique streetball tournament played by Chinese-Americans in the heart of Chinatowns across the USA and Canada. Largely undiscovered by the mainstream, the game is a gritty, athletic, chaotic urban treasure traditionally played in parking lots and back alleys. A 9-Man tournament grew in the 1930’s, at a time when anti-Chinese sentiment and laws forced restaurant workers and laundrymen to socialize exclusively amongst themselves.

Directed By:

Ursula Liang

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