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FILM GUIDE ARCHIVE SHORT DOCUMENTARY

GONZO @ THE DERBY

TFF 2016 Directed by Michael D. Ratner
FILM GUIDE ARCHIVE GONZO @ THE DERBY [TFF 2016]
In 1970, writer Hunter S. Thompson and illustrator Ralph Steadman covered the Kentucky Derby for Scanlan's Monthly. The resulting article, "The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved," marked the beginnings of gonzo journalism. Gonzo @ the Derby looks at the article and the lasting impact on media and sports journalism.
Interests
Comedy, Sports, Documentary, Animation, NY Director(s)
In 1970, writer Hunter S. Thompson and illustrator Ralph Steadman covered the Kentucky Derby for Scanlan's Monthly. The resulting article, "The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved," marked the beginnings of gonzo journalism. Gonzo @ the Derby looks at the article and the lasting impact on media and sports journalism.
Film Information
Year: 2016
Length: 13 minutes
Language: English
Country: USA
Premiere: World
Cast & Credits
Director: Michael D. Ratner
Producer: Michael D. Ratner, Eric D. Cohen, Matthew Hirschhorn, Roman Gackowski, Sean Paulsen
Editor: Ashish Ravinran
Associate Producer: Ashish Ravinran, Kfir Goldberg, Sean Spencer
Cinematographer: Chris Kostianis
Executive Producer: Scott Ratner
Composer: Robert Miller
Cast: Sean Penn, Douglas Brinkley, Warren Hinckle, John Walsh, Ralph Steadman
Contacts

Print Source
Eric D. Cohen
OBB Pictures
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone: 310 957 2614
eric@obbpictures.com

US Sales Contact
Eric D. Cohen
OBB Pictures
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone: 310 957 2614
eric@obbpictures.com

International Sales Contact
Eric D. Cohen
OBB Pictures
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone: 310 957 2614
eric@obbpictures.com

Press Contact
Jennifer Cingari
ESPN
New York, NY 10023
Phone: 646 547 5840
jennifer.j.cingari@espn.com

About the Director(s)
TFF alumnus Michael D. Ratner is a 26-year-old writer, director, and producer based out of LA, currently running a scripted comedy at go90. Throughout the years, Ratner has produced documentaries, music videos, been hired to create content for major companies and won five Emmy Awards. His romantic comedy The 30 Year Old Bris was an official selection of the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival.

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