Years ago, Medora was a booming rural community with prosperous farms, an automotive parts factory, a brick plant, and a thriving middle class. The factories have since closed, crippling Medora's economy and its pride. The population has slowly dwindled to around 500 people. Drug use is common, the school faces consolidation, and as one resident put it, "This town's on the ropes." Medora follows the down-but-not-out Medora Hornets varsity basketball team over the course of the 2011 season.
The film will screen at Baxter Avenue Theaters on Sunday, December 8, at 7:00 – and filmmakers Andrew Cohn and Davy Rothbart will be in attendance.
(I'll be at the Keith Urban concert but I wanted to post this for anyone interested).