The Dominican Dream is a portrait of the Dominican community of NYC in the ’80s and ’90s, seen through a loving family whose youngest son, Felipe Lopez, became the top ranked high school basketball player in the nation and was hailed as “The Dominican Michael Jordan’. Embraced as an immigrant hero, then cast aside as an American failure, Felipe Lopez would eventually find happiness not as a basketball player, but as the man he was always meant to be. The film will make it’s premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on Saturday, April 27 at 2:30 PM, with a second screening on Sunday, April 28 at 5:45 PM, and a final screening on Saturday, May 4 at 3:15 PM. Felipe Lopez and Director Jonathan Hock will be there on the 27th and 28th. The film will make its television debut on ESPN on Tuesday, April 30 at 9 pm ET.
Get Your Tickets: Uptown Films: The Dominican Dream