Congratulations are due to director Steve James and the No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson crew, as the ESPN "30 for 30" series was selected for a 2011 Peabody Award! The series was praised for its "commendable depth, breadth and insight" in a statement on the Peabody Awards website. The Awards will be presented in New York City on May 23 2011.
No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson has collected perhaps its most prestigious honor yet, being selected as one of the films in the 2011 American Documentary Showcase, an accolade which will see copies of the film made available to all United States government Embassies worldwide to view as an example of "the value of documentaries in fostering understanding and cooperation, d
The Daily Press has heralded No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson for bringing "a winning spirit and good cheer" to the area in 2010. Stating that the film "provided the fullest account yet of the Allen Iverson bowling alley incident," journalist David Squires praised the film for using sports "as a backdrop to tell Hampton Roads and the nation that when race is involved, things can get irrational.
ESPN Films' 30for30 series took home the award for Best Continuing Series at the 2010 International Documentary Association Awards this weekend. Kartemquin would like to congratulate all the filmmakers involved with 30for30, especially including the team behind our own contribution to the series: No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson.