Do you yearn for sports crowds and local teams playing against each other?
Look no further… You can watch this award-winning film right now. Watch the documentary film “Zero” for $$2 or buy a digital copy of the movie for $5. This film is the 2020 WINNER of the Broadcast Education Association Festival of Arts International.
After two winless seasons, Central High School Basketball Coach Armando Johnson feels “defeated as a human.” For students such as Donte Reese, basketball is life. And he’s not sure what he’ll do if he can’t continue to play. For head coach Johnson, defeat is the driver of a new plan. He’s retiring to do something about the problems he thinks causes failure.
“Zero” explores how students, parents, and coaches handle defeat. The Central High School boys’ basketball team has not won a game in two years. This is a story of defeat and how players and coaches react to it. The documentary’s director Shakha Benbow says,
“This film highlights the personal toll losing has on a group of players, coaches, and parents… The reality of this toll is heightened as we look through the lens of a talented high school senior and a coach in his last season.”
Watch the Film:
Support Nonprofit Documentary Filmmaking:
Carbon Trace can provide significant guidance in developing, funding, producing, and distributing a documentary film. For high school students wishing to learn more about documentary filmmaking, Missouri State University offers degrees in digital filmmaking, media production, journalism, and other associated areas.
To participate in the documentary education provided through the Carbon Trace Team, we encourage you to apply for a filmmaking internship, submit a documentary idea, or apply to become a volunteer using the forms below.