THE OTHER DREAM TEAM director Marius Markevicius
October 12, 2012 by Mike McNamara
Barcelona, 1992. We all remember that USA Dream Team, arguably the greatest sports team ever assembled. Jordan, Magic, Barkley, Malone, Ewing. But few realize there was actually another Dream Team at those Olympics. THE OTHER DREAM TEAM chronicles the incredible story of the 1992 Lithuanian basketball team, whose athletes struggled under Soviet rule, became symbols of Lithuania's independence movement, and - with help from the Grateful Dead (seriously) - triumphed at the Barcelona Olympics. Director Marius Markevicius chats with SCREEN’s Mike McNamara as his Sundance hit heads into theaters (including Chicago’s Landmark Theater) this weekend... Enjoy this week’s Filmmaker Focus then head to theaters tonight to enjoy the film Mac considers one of the best sports documentaries ever made...
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