Doin' It In The Park: PICK-UP BASKETBALL, NYC

Thursday, June 29, 2023
Doors
7pm
Show
Doin' It In The Park: PICK-UP BASKETBALL, NYC

FC21CA Is Celebrating The 10th Anniversary Of DOIN' IT IN THE PARK: PICK-UP BASKETBALL, NYC All Across Canada!

First Stop: Vancouver, BC's Hollywood Theatre, Where Fans Will Have The Opportunity To Chat With One Of The Co-Directors Of The Film, Bobbito Garcia, In A Pre-Screening Q&A Session!

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ABOUT THE MOVIE:

DOIN' IT IN THE PARK: PICK-UP BASKETBALL, NYC Explores The History, Culture x Social Impact Of New York's Summer B-Ball Scene, Widely Recognized As The Worldwide "Mecca" Of The Sport.

In New York City, Pick-Up Basketball Is Not Just A Sport. It Is A Way Of Life. There Are 700+ Outdoor Courts, x An Estimated 500,000 Players, The Most Loyal Of Which Approach The Game As A Religion, x The Playground As Their Church.

"You Can Play High School Or College For Four Years. You Can Play Pro For A Decade. You Can Play Pick-Up ... For Life."

DOIN' IT IN THE PARK: PICK-UP BASKETBALL, NYC Lovingly Uncovers This Movement Through The Voices Of Playground Legends, NBA Athletes, x Most Importantly The Common Ballplayer Who All Day Looks Forward To Calling "Next" Game At Their Local Schoolyard.

Co-Directors Bobbito Garcia x Kevin Couliau Visited 180 Courts Throughout NYC's Five Boroughs To Create Their Debut Documentary. They Traveled To A Majority Of The Locations By Bicycle, Carrying Camera Equipment x A Ball In Their Backpacks. The Film's Title Refers As Much To The Subject Matter As It Does To The Method Of Filmmaking, Providing An Unprecedented Perspective On Urban America's Most Popular, x Accessible, Free Recreation.

Hollywood Theatre is a 19+ venue.

Two pieces of physical ID are required for entry.

All events are 19+/No minors unless otherwise noted.
Doin' It In The Park: PICK-UP BASKETBALL, NYC

Getting here

Hollywood Theatre is located in the heart of Kitsilano, on Vancouver’s West Side.