ESPN Films 30 for 30: Benji DVD
Peer into the life and death of Simeon High School senior Ben Wilson with the ESPN® 30 for 30: Benji DVD. Wilson was not only a sweet boy from Chicago's South Side, but America's top high school basketball prospect in 1984. In November of that year, he was tragically shot and killed after a confrontation. Directors Coodie and Chike examine Wilson's abbreviated life and the impact his story had and continues to have on Chicago and the nation.
- ESPN Films® 30 for 30: Benji DVD
- Directors: Coodie and Chike
- Plot: Chronicles the life and shooting death of Ben Wilson, America's top high school basketball prospect for the 1983-84 season from the South Side of Chicago. Takes a look at the impact this sweet-natured youngster had on the city and the country.
- Features: Director's statements, extended interviews
- Awards/Accolades: 2013 Chicago Film Festival Selection and 2012 Tribeca Film Festival Selection
- Run Time: 77 minutes
- Rating: Not Rated
- ESPN Films
Country of Origin: United StatesWeb ID: 24781396