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Rock, The Power of Change

Kern Konwiser
Mauro Castellini
A Black adult male coach stands on the basketball court.

This feature-length documentary film & life skills curriculum is based upon the aspirations of at-risk teens on a Compton basketball team coached by former Crip gang kingpin Rudolph “Rock” Johnson. After decades at the top of the legendary crime network - in the streets and in prison - Rock was reborn through the mentorship of NFL legend Jim Brown and his Amer-I-Can Program, so Rock’s team is about way more than basketball; it’s about changing the course of these boys’ lives.