Coach (2023)

The poster of Coach (2023)

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  • documentary

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Logline

Coach introduces us to Merlin Mosoko, who teaches basketball to his son and children in Delft, South Africa. Despite the country's lack of support for the sport, Merlin's passion has grown into a community effort to provide children with opportunities to play and build skills.

Year

2023

Type

Documentary

Format

Short Film

Country

South Africa

Language

English

Release Date

2023/06/23

Runtime

8 minutes

Stage

Finished

Premiere Platform

Encounters Film Festival 2023

Plot Summary

Merlin Mosoko has always loved basketball, even when the country he lives in – South Africa – didn’t love it back. So when he saw his son, Michael Ekwandja, had talent for the sport, he embarked on teaching him everything he knew, finding himself teaching other children as well. A short glimpse into the lives of this family living in Delft, South Africa, Coach demonstrates how one’s passion can grow into something bigger than they thought possible

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Damian Samuels

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Fade2Black Productions

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