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The DOC

Movies Plus

World Premiere

FEATURE | United States | 94 MINUTES | English |

THE DOC

Documentary, Music, Biography

Director Dave Caplan’s directorial debut is a love letter and inspirational hip hop archive about The DOC a master of the art who is more than likely your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper. The film chronicles the life of the lyricist and producer who wrote for NWA and Dr. Dre, co-founded Death Row Records, mentored Snoop Dogg, and left his mark on HipHop culture forever. 30 years after a devastating car crash that took his voice, The DOC is still struggling with his legacy as a rapper with the greatest cadence before WestCoast rap exploded in popularity and he considers surgery that might be able to restore his vocals. The DOC explores this risky decision alongside a cast of celebrities who reflect on his impact in their lives and in the world from music, to love, to civil rights crusading.

The film is a time capsule of the passion and purpose behind hip hop music in the 90s, especially within the social and political contexts of LA. Stories of falling in love with Erykah Badu and creating other meaningful relationships with giants in the rap game make for an emotional experience that will comfort both HipHop heads and pop-culture enthusiasts.--Shakira Refos

After the Premiere Screening: A special birthday performance for The DOC by DJ Quik, Das, Kurupt, & surprise guests.


CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Dave Caplan

Director
Dave Caplan
Producer
Gary Ousdahl, The DOC, Dave Caplan
Cinematographer
Thom McCallum
Composer
Kyle Townsend
Editor
Kevin Barth
Executive Producer
Brent Mack
Co-Producer
Mike Chehade
Line Producer
Julie Lawrence
Cast
The DOC, Dr. Dre, Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Erykah Badu, Ice Cube, Xzibit, Too $hort, Kurupt, Daz, Tone Loc, DJ Yella, Jewell, Dr. Rock, Peter Johnson, Dr. Peter Belafsky, Puma Curry, Shella Curry, Charles Curry, Para Henderson, Michelle Henderson, Tonya Heard, Erotic D, John Payne, Lonzo.

CONTACTS

Print Source
Nick Ogiony
Creative Artists Agency
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: 424 288 2000
filmsales@caa.com
Sales Agent
Nick Ogiony
Creative Artists Agency
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: 424 288 2000
filmsales@caa.com
Press Contact
Brooke Blumberg
Sunshine Sachs
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Phone: 323 822 9300
blumberg@sunshinesachs.com