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Lenny Cooke is the Death of a Salesman of sports documentaries.
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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.

Played at

Music Hall, 12.13.13 - 12.19.13
Rated NR
Genre: Bio-pic, Documentary, Drama, Sport
Web Site: http://www.lennyco...
Runtime: 90 min
Language: English

Director: Ben Safdie, Joshua Safdie
FEATURED REVIEW: Eric Kohn, indieWIRE
New York filmmakers Josh and Benny Safdie are known for their irreverent urban narratives "The Pleasure of Being Robbed" and "Daddy Longlegs," both of which contain a naturalistic quality that suggests they could work wonders with non-fiction. With "Lenny Co...