Last Dance, The: One of Year’s Best Docu Series

The Last Dance, the sports documentary miniseries, produced by ESPN Films and Netflix, was directed by Jason Hehir.

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The Last Dance (ESPN)

The series revolves around the career of Michael Jordan, focusing on his last season with the Chicago Bulls.

It features exclusive footage from a film crew that had an all-access pass to the Bulls, as well as interviews of many NBA personalities including Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman, Steve Kerr, and Phil Jackson.

The series aired on ESPN from April 19 to May 17, 2020, while its episodes were released on Netflix internationally the day after their US airings.

Beginning May 23, two episodes were aired back-to-back on ESPN’s corporate partner ABC.

It received critical acclaim, with praise for its directing and editing.[3]

The series became available on Netflix on July 19, 2020.