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The director of ‘Hoop Dreams’ finally has his first best documentary Oscar nomination thanks to a movie about the only bank charged after the 2008 mortgage crisis

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  • Steve James’ latest documentary looks at the only bank to be indicted in connection to the 2008 mortgage crisis.
  • The movie has received an Oscar nomination in the best documentary category, the first ever nomination for James, whose landmark doc “Hoop Dreams” was famously snubbed.

On Tuesday, Steve James got the call that he gave up on years ago: one of his documentaries is finally Oscar nominated.

Over a career that has spanned three-plus decades, James has made memorable documentaries like “Stevie,” “The Interrupters,” and “Life Itself,” but he will always be most famous for making 1994’s “Hoop Dreams.” His debut feature looks read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com