"Lenny Cooke"

Thursday, December 05, 2013

Producer Adam Shopkorn and director Benny Safdie talk about the documentary “Lenny Cooke,” along with Lenny Cooke, the subject. In 2001, 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 in the NBA. The film takes a candid look at the unfulfilled destiny of a man for whom superstardom was out of reach. "Lenny Cooke" opens December 6 at Lincoln Center’s Elinor Bunin Monroe theater.


Lenny Cooke, Benny Safdie and Adam Shopkorn

Comments [1]

Anonymous from Everywhere

Taking your own advice is why I/WE don't know who you are!

Dec. 05 2013 12:48 PM

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