Art to present documentary about Indiana town, basketball team

Art to present documentary about Indiana town, basketball team

CHAMPAIGN — The Art Theater Co-op will present at 7 p.m. Wednesday a screening of the documentary "Medora."

The film takes a look at life in Medora, Ind., and its high school basketball team, whose players refuse to give up hope despite the odds against them.

After the screening, there will be a question-and-answer session with directors Davy Rothbart of NPR and FOUND Magazine, and Andrew Cohn. The executive producers of the 82-minute documentary are actors Steve Buscemi and Stanley Tucci.

According to a release from the Art Theater Co-op, "Medora" is a "film about America, and the thousands of small towns across the country facing the same fight."

People do not have to be owners of the Art Theater Co-op to attend screenings. The theater is at 126 W. Church St., C. For more information, go to arttheater.coop/medora/.

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