He Got Game (1998)

The Art of Fatherhood Film Series
Amid this month’s holiday salute to fathers and their influences, the Library spotlights five big-screen takes on the obstacles, aggravations, and intricacies of being a dad. This week: Prison inmate Denzel Washington angles for early release by talking his estranged, basketball-gifted son into playing for the alma mater of the governor of New York. Directed by Spike Lee. (R; 136 min.)
Saturday, June 8, 2019 1:30 pm
Room: 
Durwood Film Vault
R — Restricted
Being a dad can be complicated. This month, amid our salute to fathers and their influences, the Library spotlights five big-screen takes on the obstacles, aggravations, and intricacies of fatherhood. Directing, in order: Sam Mendes, Spike Lee, Leonard Nimoy, Sofia Coppola, and Tim Burton.

SATURDAYS AT 1:30 P.M.
Stanley H. Durwood Film Vault
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
June 1 Road to Perdition (2002; R)
June 8 He Got Game (1998; R)
June 15 Three Men and a Baby (1987; PG)
June 22 Somewhere (2010; R)
June 29 Big Fish (2003; PG-13)