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Jamel Thomas in Through the Fire

Through the Fire

2005 NR

This groundbreaking documentary explores the business of professional basketball through the eyes of 18-year-old Sebastian Telfair, a talented teen from the Coney Island projects who pins his family's every hope on his acceptance into the NBA. Banking on a high-paying career to support his mother and siblings, Sebastian shuns a college education for the less certain outcome of making it big. Will his gamble pay off?