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Coach Carter
Thomas Carter

Coach Ken Carter returns to his former high school as basketball coach in this biographical drama movie about loyalty, unity and achievement. His methods seem drastic: Each player has to sign a contract, promising high educational achievment so that they are allowed to train and play. So when his players fail to deliver in school, Coach Carter locks up the gym with a clear message: Until his players’ grades improve, there will be no games at all.

This movie is suited for interdisciplinary teaching with regard to Sports.

· · 2005

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Coach Carter. Directed by Thomas Carter, MTV Films/Paramount Pictures, 2005. 136 min., FSK 6

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  • Democratic and political education
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