Everyone jokes about the list of movies that are considered safe for guys to cry during -- the original Brian’s Song
, Old Yeller
, and Saving Private Ryan
spring to mind immediately. Daniel Lindsay and T.J. Martin’s engrossing documentary Undefeated
deserves to be on the list.
The movie follows one season of football at Manassas High School. The North Memphis public school is in an economically depressed area; there’s very little funding for the education system in general, and practically none at all for extracurricular sports. In spite of that, local businessman Bill Courtney, whose dream was to coach football, began volunteering h...