16 January 2012 6:49 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

"Like Crazy" co-producer Marius Markevicius is back this year with his directorial debut "The Other Dream Team," a documentary about Lithuania, his family’s homeland, and basketball, one of his life’s passions. What's it about? The story of the 1992 Lithuanian basketball team and their journey from behind the Iron Curtain to triumph at the Barcelona Summer Olympics. Director Marius Markevicius says: "Led by the trail-blazing skills of Sarunas Marciulionis and Arvydas Sabonis, the 1992 Lithuanian Olympic basketball team helped their country break free from the shackles of Communism. The film documents the players’ personal stories living in the Soviet Union, their struggles under Communist rule, their unique partnership with the Grateful Dead leading up to the Barcelona Olympics, and ultimately their triumph as a newly-free nation. The film follows a special group of athletes who journeyed from behind the Iron Curtain to »


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