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Documentary follows Mt. Vernon's season

Updated: May 15, 2009, 10:03 AM ET
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Facing a budget crisis, the town of Mt. Vernon, N.Y., cut its high school sports budget in the summer of 2008. To any other town, the cut would be tragic, but to Mt. Vernon, whose history is stepped in basketball culture and tradition, the cut prompted citizens and fans to raise nearly $1 million. With its season saved, the Mt. Vernon Knights embarked on a season that featured both celebration and agony.

Documenting this struggle were two Columbia University graduate students, Chris ...

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