"Undefeated" wins best documentary at Oscars - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

"Undefeated" wins best documentary at Oscars

(WMC-TV) - "Undefeated," filmed at Manassas High School in Memphis, has won the best documentary award at the 84th Annual Academy Awards.

The film follows the Manassas High School football team and coach Bill Courtney.

Filmmakers spent nine months in Memphis with Courtney and his team.  The inspirational coach was invited to the ceremony.

"Undefeated" beat out another film with a Mid-South connection, HBO's West Memphis Three documentary, "Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory."

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