Apple TV+ has made official “Big Man on Campus”, a new docuseries that will tell the story of the formation of the new American basketball phenomenon Makur Maker.
Big Man on Campus it will take us through the ups and downs of the experience of Makur Maker from freshman to college against the backdrop of the Black Lives Matter movement and the global pandemic.
The series is directed and produced by Seth Gordon, best known for his Academy Award-winning documentary “Undefeated”.
“Big Man on Campus” is the story of a historic moment in America told through the lens of a young athlete with the power to create change. In 2020, a year of social unrest, pandemic, and news for the NBA, NCAA top recruit Makur Maker made the pioneering decision to play for Howard University in support of historically black colleges and universities rather than joining better realities. and more complete. Balancing extraordinary pressures both on and off the pitch, and with the eyes of the nation focused on his every move, Maker’s journey – from the flight from war-torn South Sudan to the movement he unleashed today – has put a face on social complexities. -Politics of America during this unprecedented period.
The docuseries will be available later this year on Apple TV +.