Off the Rez

World Premiere

USA | 86 MINUTES

OFF THE REZ

Sports, Documentary

Shoni Schimmel, a Umatilla Indian and one of the best high school basketball players in the country, dreams of being the first from her tribe to get a college scholarship. Shoni and her mother/coach Ceci battle together to redeem generations of struggle for their family and their people, but her hoop dreams are threatened after her family leaves the Umatilla Indian Reservation.

Tribeca Talks After the Movie (4/26 only): Join director Jonathan Hock, executive producers Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos, and Eileen O'Neill, Group President of Discovery & TLC Networks, and others for a discussion about the pressures on elite high school athletes and Shoni Schimmel's challenging journey as a Native American female athlete into the college sports arena. Moderated by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Friday Night Lights, Buzz Bissinger.



Co-hosted by



Girls+Inc


CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Jonathan Hock and Jonathan Hock

Screenwriter
Jonathan Hock
Director of Photography
Alastair Christopher
Director
Jonathan Hock
Producer
Jim Podhoretz, Philip Aromando, Nelson Hernandez
Executive Producer
Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos, Albert Bianchini, Eileen O'Neill, Eric Black
Composer
Robert Miller
Primary Cast
Shoni Schimmel, Ceci Moses, Rick Schimmel, Delores Moses, Lillian Moses
Editor
Nancy Novack, Keiko Deguchi

CONTACTS

Producer
Philip Aromando
Hock Films
New York, NY 10011
Phone: 212.337.3292
phila@hockfilms.com
Director's Agent
Jim Ornstein
William Morris Endeavor Entertainment
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212.903.1574
orn@wma.com
Production Executive
Albert Bianchini
Milojo Productions
New York, NY 10012
Phone: 212 381 4900
info@milojo.com
Distributor
Dustin Smith
TLC Discovery Channel
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: 310.975.1640
dustin_smith@discovery.com