OFF THE REZ

Directed by Jonathan Hock and Jonathan Hock
FEATURE DOCUMENTARY 86 Minutes World Premiere
FILM GUIDE OFF THE REZ

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.

Sports, Documentary
Special Note


Co-hosted by



Girls+Inc


Film Info
  • Year:
    2011
  • Length:
    86 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
    USA
  • Premiere:
    World
  • Connect:
Cast & Credits
  • 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