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“We Could Be King” Takes Closer Look At Philadelphia Schools

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A new documentary that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival tells the story of two rivals Martin Luther King High School and Germantown High forced to merge due to budget cuts.

Fox 29's Karen Hepp takes a closer look at the film, "We Could Be King."

Ed Dunn didn't even have a job, he was a laid off math teacher who volunteered to coach, and amazingly turned around a program whose only win in two years was a forfeit to take them to the championship.

Things get off to a rocky start as scuffles break out between teammates in practice and star players deal with setbacks that threaten their college aspirations, but the perpetually energized Dunn is determined to get his young athletes to buy into the virtues of humility and hunger.

The 80-minute documentary, directed with great economy by two-time Emmy nominated director Judd Ehrlich, chronicles the Cougars’ most recent football season.

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