Premiering Opening Night of DOC NYC Film Festival on November 10th
NEW YORK, NY, October 21, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — Award winning documentary force Marc Levin (Director/Producer) and his son Daniel Levin (Director/Producer) of BLOWBACK Productions have been busy in 2021.
BLOWBACK’s electrifying Critic’s Choice nominated documentary about the Hall of Fame NBA Player for Showtime – KEVIN GARNETT: ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE – Directed by Daniel Levin and Eric Newman is premiering on opening night of Doc NY – Wednesday November 10th at 7pm.
The film chronicles Garnett’s historic journey from teenage basketball phenom to game-changing NBA Hall of Fame superstar. Learn about the lasting effects his disruptive and bold actions have had on the NBA and the cultural conversations inspired by his life.
Directed – Daniel B. Levin and Eric Newman
Produced – Mike Marangu, with Supervising Producer Daphne Pinkerson.
Executive Producer – Marc Levin of Blowback, Kevin Garnett and Brian Bennett of Content Cartel Studios.
KEVIN GARNETT: ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE will premiere on Showtime on Friday November 12th
BLOWBACK has two other projects premiering during DOC NYC
THE SLOW HUSTLE a searing inside look at one of the most corrupt police departments in the country, in Baltimore, MD, through the story of a respected, veteran police officer’s mysterious death and the efforts of local journalists, family members and activists to find answers.
Directed – Sonja Sohn, star of HBO’s The Wire
Produced – Mahrya MacIntire,
Supervising Producer – Daphne Pinkerson
Executive Producer – Marc Levin
This is the 3rd collaboration between BLOWBACK Productions and Sohn’s La Medicina Productions. In 2017 they collaborated on “Baltimore Rising” directed by Sohn executive produced by Levin and Levin co-wrote and directed Sohn in Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner “Slam” in 1998.
The Slow Hustle will premiere on HBO TBD and be featured at DOC NYC on Monday, November 15th.
ADRIENNE: The death of acclaimed actress-filmmaker-screenwriter Adrienne Shelly sends her husband on a search for answers.
Shelly co-starred, wrote, and directed the beloved 2007 movie “Waitress”. In twist Shelly fell victim to an unfathomable tragedy that cut her life short.
Directed – Andy Ostroy
Produced – Andy Ostroy and Jillian A. Goldstein
Supervising Producer – Daphne Pinkerson,
Executive Producer – Marc Levin
The film will premiere on HBO TBD and will be featured at DOC NYC on Sunday, November 14th.
DOC NYC runs from November 10-28. Festival tickets and passes may be purchased online here https://www.docnyc.net/tickets-and-passes/
Blowback Productions was founded by Marc Levin in 1988. “Blowback” is a CIA/intelligence term for the unintended consequences of covert operations that boomerang or backfire. In other words, “What goes around, comes around.”
Levin is an award-winning, independent filmmaker dedicated to telling powerful, real stories in a unique, authentic style. He has won four Emmys, four DuPont-Columbia awards, the Peabody Award, the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance, and the Camera d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, among others.
In 2020 Levin’s Stockton on My Mind premiered on HBO. The film follows 29-year-old Mayor Michael Tubbs’ bold initiatives to provide more opportunities for the youth of his city. Both that and I Promise were selected for world premieres at the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival and Stockton on My Mind was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Public Affairs Documentary. In October of 2021 I Promise went up as a global release on YouTube.
For PR inquires – Amber Clapp – [email protected] – 646-567-8114
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