Tomorrow marks the opening day for the Ballin at the Graveyard, a film that takes a look at the culture of pick-up basketball right here in Albany’s own Washington Park.
Copypasta from the films website:
Ballin’ at the Graveyard is a gritty, intimate look into the culture and community of pickup basketball as told by a group of hardcore ballers at Albany NY’s Washington Park – aka, the Graveyard. It offers a courtside view of the unwritten rules, hierarchy and special code of ethics of pickup ball, and provides a revealing glimpse into the off-the-court struggles and triumphs of a core group of players who call the court their home. It’s a thought-provoking portrait of urban basketball that will challenge what you think you know about the world behind the chain-link fence.
On Thursday, July 19th all tickets sold on that day will have 50% of proceeds donated to the African American Cultural Center of the Capital Region.
Also, we’ve got a pair of tickets to give away to this film. Hit the jump for the entry form (and trailer), and I’ll select a winner on Sunday!