brian francis culkin, the mission

The Mission is a feature documentary film written and directed by Brian Francis Culkin

 

 

Over the years the Mission Hill housing projects of Boston have produced some of the best basketball talent on the east coast; high school stars, numerous division one student athletes, and six NBA players including a #1 draft pick. 

Yet, at the exact same time, these same projects have brought forth countless 'streetball legends', many of whom never played organized basketball and were eventually devastated by various social and political forces resulting in drug addiction, mental illness, and long term incarceration.