([series_data6], [series_data5] min.)
Directed by: [data1]
Cast: Pierre Valmera, Schnider Herard, Djery Baptiste, Pierry Joseph, Marckendy Joseph, Andy Clerveau
Born and raised in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Pierre Valmera’s dedication, skill set and 6’8” frame garnered him a NCAA basketball scholarship at Union University (Tennessee) and a brief international career abroad. Once an impact player on the court, Valmera now impacts lives from the sidelines. As one of a handful of Haitians to ever reach basketball’s upper echelons, Valmera now mentors Haitian basketball prospects who dream of following in his footsteps.
Director Leyla Nedorosleva presents the lives of a mentor and his mentees with distinct cinematography and artful editing. Though a college basketball scholarship may never result in a professional career, it can be the key to unlocking a brighter future for the player, his family and his home country.
– Cooper Hopkins