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WELL NOBODY'S PERFECT Ep. 31: A Conversation with Steve James

From Hoop Dreams to Abacus, the legendary documentarian is a master of true stories on screen

Sep 21, 2016

With another TIFF in the books, Rob and Geoff sit down to discuss some of their highlights from the second half of this year's festival including Damien Chazelle's La La Land (2:20), The Girl With All the Gifts (4:15), and masterclassing with the brilliant Jill Soloway (7:45). Then WNP producer Kyle Fulton sits down with renowned documentarian Steve James (Hoop Dreams, Life Itself) to talk about the appeal of Allen Iverson (15:30), spending 8 years on Hoop Dreams (20:15), and the process of making his excellent new film Abacus: Small Enough to Jail (25:20).