March 28, 2022
Newsdoc Student Bohao Liu Wins Two College Television Awards
Bohao Liu won the Bricker Humanitarian Award as well as the Non Fiction Award from the College Television Awards for his documentary Eagles Rest in Liangshan. It is a tribute to the Yi minority and the young basketball players Liu portrays and their mutual admiration for Kobe Bryant.
Eagles Rest in Liangshan synopsis: Inspired by Kobe Bryant’s Mamba Mentality, a young man returns to coach the kids in his city of Liangshan, where basketball is so popular with the Yi minority that the center of town is not a park but a basketball court.