Prison Ball

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Prison Ball
Directed by Jason Moriarty
Produced by Jason Moriarty, Stephen Belafonte, Michael Butler and Theo Rozsa (producers)
Pierce Flynn and Marcus Morton (executive producers) and Jonathan Leeder (associate producer)
A Bombora Pictures production
Written by Jeff Scheftel
Running time
90 min.
Country United States
Language English

Prison Ball is a 2004 American documentary film directed by Jason Moriarty and written by Jeff Scheftel. The 90-minute film is narrated by Ice-T.

Prison Ball is about prison basketball as practiced by prisoners within prison walls. The documentary interviews various inmates and prison officials and specialists on the matter and tackles as well "prison basketball leagues" operating within prison systems. It focuses on four Louisiana state prison teams,[1] it was shot mainly in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.[2]

Awards and nominations[edit]

In 2004, it was nominated for the Hollywood Film Festival awards for the category "Hollywood Documentary Award".[3]


External links[edit]