Unbanned: The Legend of AJ1

Special Screenings

World Premiere

USA | 90 MINUTES

UNBANNED: THE LEGEND OF AJ1

Documentary, Drama, Music, Sports, First Time Filmmaker
In 1984, the Chicago Bulls recruited an unassuming young basketball player named Michael Jordan. At the time, his place in the annals of NBA history was by no means assured—but then, he lent his name to a pair of sneakers by Nike: the now-iconic Air Jordan 1. Upon release, the shoe simultaneously scandalized the league and made its namesake a hero. Through interviews with the likes of Spike Lee, Jason Sudeikis, and Jordan himself, Unbanned: The Legend of AJ1 examines the dawn of the sneaker craze and how has intersected with music, sports, celebrity, and sociopolitical issues.

—Karen Kemmerle

After the Premiere Screening: A musical tribute to the film and the Air Jordan from Kid Ink, Gizzle, and more.

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CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Dexton Deboree

Dexton Deboree is the co-founder of Los York and Los York Entertainment. He has worked on a wide range of projects, such as Quantum Of Solace and the Emmy®-winning Christmas special Yes, Virginia; he has also written and directed award-winning campaigns for the Jordan Brand, Nike basketball, Wilson, and Major League Soccer.
Director
Dexton Deboree
Producer
Dexton Deboree, Stef Fink
Screenwriter
Dexton Deboree
Cinematographer
Corey Jenkins
Composer
Chuck D, Gary G Whiz, The Boom Clack
Editor
Alex Trudeau Viriato
Executive Producer
Martha Smith, Desmond Chen, Seth Epstein, Cooper Waterman
Associate Producer
Irene Richter
Post Production Supervisor
Nick Thomas
Cast
Spike Lee, Anthony Anderson, Chuck D, DJ Khaled, Michael Jordan, Michael B Jordan, Jason Sudeikis, Lena Waithe, Russell Westbrook

CONTACTS

Press Contact
Amanda Mondre
Rogers & Cowan
AMondre@rogersandcowan.com
Print Source
Stefanie Fink
stef@losyork.tv
US Sales Contact
Kevin Iwashina
Endeavor Contact
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Phone: 310 246 3119
KIwashina@endeavorcontent.com
International Sales Contact
Stefanie Fink
stef@losyork.tv