Arts Discovery
10 Nov

Arts Discovery Educational Series presents

Hoops Africa: Ubuntu Matters

RECOMMENDED FOR GRADES 4-12

Tuesday, November 10 at 10:00am

HOOPS AFRICA: UBUNTU MATTERS is a collection of stories that celebrates the past, present, and future of basketball in Africa, spotlighting the sport’s impact on society and its development on the continent. From the dreams of a young Zimbabwean player to honoring the NBA legends who paved the way before him, this film journeys through the growth of the game in Africa. Centering on basketball nonprofit Hoops 4 Hope in South Africa and Zimbabwe, this documentary uncovers the role the African philosophy of Ubuntu played in the Boston Celtics’ 2008 NBA Championship season and also documents the historic 2015 NBA Africa Game. Featuring Hakeem Olajuwon, Dikembe Mutombo, Adam Silver, Luol Deng, Luc Mbah a Moute, Chris Paul, Doc Rivers, Paul Pierce, and many more NBA greats, this documentary shows us all why #UbuntuMatters. Q & A with Director and featured student.

Curriculum Connections: History, Visual Literacy, Contextual Relevance, Critical Response, Culture

Reservation begins on Monday, October 5, 2020 at 10:00AM.

All school groups, including homeschools, will reserve tickets to Arts Discovery performances through Eventbrite. Please note: The Carolina Theatre of Durham remains closed due to COVID-19 restrictions. To ensure the safety and well-being of our audiences, all performances will be available virtually.

All Durham Public Schools (DPS) reservations will be made by the school-designated Arts Liaison. The Arts Liaison was appointed by each school principal to coordinate this effort. Please contact your principal for further action.


Durham Arts Council CAPS Artists-in-Schools (ArtsConnect) programs