Doin’ It In The Park is an upcoming documentary on the pick-up basketball culture of New York City (trailer). The film is directed by Bobbito Garcia and Kevin Couliau and is scheduled to be released this summer.
DOIN’ IT IN THE PARK: PICK-UP BASKETBALL, NYC explores the definition, history, culture and social impact of New York’s summer b-ball scene, widely recognized as the worldwide “Mecca” of the sport.
In New York City, pick-up basketball is not just a sport. It is a way of life. There are 700+ outdoor courts, and an estimated 500,000 players, the most loyal of which approach the game as a religion, and the playground as their church.