Finding Big Country poster

Opens Fri, Nov 2

Director Kathleen Jayme and writer Michael Tanko Grand in person for Q&A following Sat, Nov 3 7:00 screening

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17 years after controversial Vancouver Grizzlies star Big Country Bryant Reeves leaves town, super fan Kat Jayme goes on a mission to find her childhood hero and tell his story.

Bryant Reeves is an American retired professional basketball player. Reeves spent his entire career with the NBA’s Vancouver Grizzlies, playing with the team from 1995 until 2001. He was nicknamed “Big Country” by his college teammate Byron Houston after Reeves was amazed following his first airplane flight across the United States, having grown up in the small community of Gans, Oklahoma.

7 feet tall and weighing between 275 and 300 pounds, Reeves was an imposing physical presence on the court and was primed to become a dominant center in the NBA. After a strong collegiate career with Oklahoma State University, where he averaged 21.5 points per game as a senior and led OSU to the 1995 Final Four.