USA | 13 MINUTES | English | (No Subtitles) subtitles
GONZO @ THE DERBY
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.
CAST & CREDITS
Directed by Michael D. Ratner
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.
Michael D. Ratner
Michael D. Ratner, Eric D. Cohen, Matthew Hirschhorn, Roman Gackowski, Sean Paulsen
Ashish Ravinran, Kfir Goldberg, Sean Spencer
Sean Penn, Douglas Brinkley, Warren Hinckle, John Walsh, Ralph Steadman
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