I Want My Name Back

I Want My Name Back
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Roger Paradiso documents the rise and fall of hip hop pioneers Wonder Mike and Master Gee, original members of The Sugarhill Gang, the group responsible for the seminal record “Rapper’s Delight.” After the release of the world’s first commercial hop hop composition, Wonder Mike and Master Gee’s artistic credit and monetary earnings were taken by Sugar Hill Record execs, throwing the two into a 30-year struggle to reclaim their place in hip hop history. … read more

No Ashes, No Phoenix

No Ashes, No Phoenix
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No Ashes, No Phoenix follows the Phoenix Hagen, a basketball team in Hagen, Germany, as they fight to maintain their newcomer status in Germany’s 1st league. Knowing that they’ll be booted back down to the 2nd league without a few wins, Phoenix Hagen’s head coach signs on another American player–Michael Jordan. … read more

Faith, Love & Whiskey

Faith, Love & Whiskey
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Neli (Ana Stojanovska) left Bulgaria to go to America, where she ended up getting engaged to Scott (John Keabler), but when she returns to her home country to see her grandmother and her friends one last time, she must decide between the protection and financial security Scott can offer her and the crazy, alcohol-driven passion she finds in her longtime friend, Val (Valeri Yordanov). … read more

Neil Young and Jonathan Demme Q&A at Slamdance

Neil Young and Jonathan Demme Q&A at Slamdance
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It’s not often that music legend Neil Young makes a stop in the red-state of Utah. It’s even more unusual that the 66-year-old Canadian came to Park City for two days, and didn’t even pick up a guitar. As part of this year’s Slamdance Film Festival, Young joined Academy Award-winning director Jonathan Demme in a lively, two-hour Q-and-A with indie filmmakers and fans to discuss their latest film, Neil Young Journeys. … read more