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Sweetwater  Cover Image DVD DVD

Sweetwater / Briarcliff Entertainment presents; a Reserve Entertainment, Sunset Pictures production; in association with Kedrick Cerry, Inc. and Pasaca Entertainment, Open River Entertainment; written and directed by Martin Guigui ; produced by Tim Moore, Dahlia Waingort Guigui, Darren Moorman ; producer, Josi W. Konski.

Konski, Josi W., (film producer.). Moore, Tim, (film producer.). Guigui, Dahlia Waingort , (film producer.). Moorman, Darren, (film producer.). Guigui, Martin, 1965- (film director.). Osborne, Everett, (actor.). Elwes, Cary, 1962- (actor.). Piven, Jeremy, (actor.). Dreyfuss, Richard, (actor.). Briarcliff Entertainment (Firm), (presenter,, publisher.). Reserve Entertainment (Firm), (production company.). Sunset Pictures, (production company.). Kedrick Cerry, Inc., (production company.). Pasaca Entertainment, (production company.). Open River Entertainment, (production company.). Universal Pictures (Firm), (publisher.). Everett Osborne, Cary Elwes, Jeremy Piven, Richard Dreyfuss, Kevin Pollak, Eric Roberts. (Cast).

Inspired by true events, witness the extraordinary journey of Nat 'Sweetwater' Clifton, who made history as the first Black player to sign an NBA contract. At a time when segregation divided sports, New York Knicks coach Joe Lapchick and team executive Ned Irish see the future of basketball in Sweetwater's dazzling and unorthodox displays of entertaining athleticism. Together, they challenge convention and break through barriers that would change the game forever.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal, [2023]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from disc surface.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2023.
Wide screen (2.39:1).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography Massimo Zeri ; editor, Eric Potter ; music by Jeff Cardoni, Martin Guigui.
Participant or Performer Note:
Everett Osborne, Cary Elwes, Jeremy Piven, Richard Dreyfuss, Kevin Pollak, Eric Roberts.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: PG-13; for some racial slurs, violence and smoking.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1; NTSC; wide screen (2.39:1); Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
English dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); English audio description.
Subject: Clifton, Nat > Drama.
Basketball players > Drama.
African American basketball players > Biography > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Sports films.
Biographical films.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System.


  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Main Library DVD (Text) 33062009768475 New Adult DVD Fiction Available -

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