September 1st, 2012
ESPN America is proud to bring our viewers in Europe and the Middle East the second volume of the ESPN Films 30 for 30, an unprecedented documentary series featuring thirty films from some of today’s finest storytellers.
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1. Broke by Billy Corben
More money, more problems. Broke digs into the psychology of men whose competitive nature carried them to victory on the field yet seemed to ruin them off the field.
2. There’s No Place Like Home by Maura Mandt and Josh Swade
A story of the most important document in sports history — James Naismith’s original rules of basketball — and the quest to return it home.
3. Benji by by Coodie and Chike
In 1984, 17-year-old Ben Wilson was America’s most talented basketball prospect until the sweet-natured boy was senselessly murdered.
4. Ghost of Ole Miss by Fritz Mitchell
In 1962, the University of Mississippi erupted in violence over integration while swelling with pride over an unbeaten football team.
5. You Don’t Know Bo by Michael Bonfiglio
Bo Jackson hit 500-foot home runs and ran over linebackers. A look at the man and the myths that captured our collective imagination.
In its thirty years of existence, ESPN has been an integral part of an ever-changing sports landscape. To celebrate 30 years of growth, both globally and in the United States, ESPN presents 30 for 30, a fascinating documentary series spotlighting 30 top filmmakers telling intimate stories that form part of the greater mosaic that is global sports over the past 30 years.
Each storyteller – among them famed directors such as Academy Award winner Barry Levinson, documentarians Albert Maysles and Barbara Koppel, and Hollywood names like Frank Marshall and Ron Shelton – turns their lens on trends, issues and athletes, some well-known within U.S. borders and others famous on the international stage as well, bringing their personal viewpoint to the bigger picture of what sports has meant to American and world culture from 1979 to today.
30 for 30 airs throughout the year on ESPN America. Be sure to catch every one of these memorable documentaries, as new light is shone on some of the greatest sporting stories of a generation.
1. Kings Ransom
2. The Band that Wouldn’t Die
3. Small Potatoes: Who Killed the USFL?
4. Muhammad and Larry
5. Without Bias
6. The Legend of Jimmy the Greek
7. The U [Miami Univ]
8. Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. The New York Knicks
9. Guru of Go
10. No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson
11. Silly Little Game
12. Run Ricky Run
13. The 16th Man
14. Straight Outta L.A.
15. June 17, 1994
16. The Two Escobars
17. The Birth of Big Air
18. Jordan Rides the Bus
19. Little Big Men
20. One Night in Vegas
22. The House of Steinbrenner
23. Into the Wind
24. Four Days In October
25. Once Brothers
26. Tim Richmond: To the Limit
27. Fernando Nation
28. Marion Jones: Press Pause
29. The Best That Never Was
30. Pony Excess
|6 Jul - 07:00||30 For 30 - Jordan Rides the Bus|
|7 Jul - 06:00||30 For 30 - Ghost of Ole Miss|
|7 Jul - 16:30||30 For 30 - The House of Steinbrenner|
|9 Jul - 04:00||30 For 30 - You Don't Know Bo|
|9 Jul - 15:00||30 For 30 - Elway To Marino|
|10 Jul - 04:30||30 For 30 - Benji|
|10 Jul - 15:00||30 For 30 - Broke|
|11 Jul - 04:30||30 For 30 - Elway To Marino|
|12 Jul - 08:30||30 For 30 - Elway To Marino|
|14 Jul - 04:00||30 For 30 - Four Days in October|
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