In 2005, 20-year-old Ryan Ferguson was convicted and sentenced to 40 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. dream/killer is the story of how his father, Bill, embarked on a 10-year campaign to prove Ryan’s innocence. The film is chock-full of incredible characters. From the questionable District Attorney Kevin Crane, and the highly-confused witness Chuck Erickson, to the high-powered Chicago attorney Kathleen Zellner, the doc depicts both a highly flawed justice system, as well as one that can work brilliantly.
dream/killer premiered at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival to much acclaim. Check back for updates on when/where the film will be released!
Welcome to Pleasanton, California. This affluent suburban neighborhood is quintessential USA, not excluding the local high school football team that everyone cherishes: The Eagles. The Pedersen family has been at the center of it all, having four generations star on the team. Unlike other teams, the players on the Eagles are all deaf.
It's Not Over tells the inspiring story of three courageous millennials from around the world who are living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Award winning filmmaker Andrew Jenks takes viewers on a journey across India, South Africa and the United States to experience the epidemic first hand. The result is a deeply personal and uplifting story that is rarely represented in popular culture.
Jenks takes viewers on a journey to South Africa, where together with Lucky, explores an area with more people living with HIV than anywhere else in the world; to India, where Sarang, an openly gay HIV+ theater director fights to preserve his way of life; and to Middle America where Paige highlights how she has turned her bad experiences of being bullied and teased into something good as a youth advocate for HIV.
Part of the Emmy Award-winning ESPN 30-for-30 documentary series, Posterized focuses on former NBA center Shawn Bradley. Bradley is mostly remembered for two things -- being one of the tallest players to ever play in the NBA and for being on the wrong end of a lot of great dunks. Taken second overall in the 1993 draft by the Philadelphia 76ers, Bradley is considered by many to be an NBA bust.
In POSTERIZED, Bradley shows us that there is more to life than basketball and that success cannot only be defined by what's done on a basketball court.
The Zen of Bobby V focuses on former MLB manager Bobby Valentine and his job managing the Chiba Lotte Marines in Japan. The doc gives viewers unprecedented access to Valentine and his team, visiting a world where cheerleaders chant between innings and rock bands perform before each game, while exploring the impact globalization has on the game's present and future. It is an intriguing look inside the culture of Japanese baseball through the eyes of one of American baseball's greatest ambassadors.
The Zen of Bobby V. premiered at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival.
Andrew Jenks, Room 335
At 19 years old, Andrew Jenks moved into an assisted living facility in Florida with two friends in order to document life there and to glean what lessons he could from the senior population. In turns moving, hilarious and disturbing, this documentary should be required viewing for every young adult with aging parents.