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Benji

Benji

Original Title: Benji
Directors: _ Coodie, _ Chike
USA
English
79 min min
Docufest
City & State
Black Perspectives

Synopsis:
In 1984, all eyes were on Ben Wilson, a high school senior on the verge of leading Chicago’s Simeon High to its second straight state basketball championship and seemingly destined for NBA greatness. But Benji’s story was cut tragically short when he was shot and killed in broad daylight on his way to school. Interviews with family and friends give fresh insight into Benji’s life and untimely end, illuminating one of sport’s most tragic “what if”s.

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_ Chike
Sponsors
John and Jacolyn Bucksbaum Family Foundation
Paul and Ellen Gignilliat