Level Playing Field (2021)


Genre: Documentary

Plot: Each of the four episodes tells a different story from the world of sports to reveal a broader social inequality impacting all of us. In one case, that means following the plight of an NCAA student-athlete to understand what it can tell us about American labor policy - policy that is often shaped to serve the interests of employers in all sorts of industries. In another, that means revisiting a debate over midnight basketball in the 1990s to understand how racial politics warped a debate over funding a youth sports program. Read More



Episode 4: The Assist
Episode 3: Down the Backstretch
Episode 2: Misclassified
Episode 1: Midnight Basketball