Summing up Sundance
PARK CITY, Utah --
"The Giants have been like a taiji, they feel like it is their karma to go to the Super Bowl," said Anderson, who will be on the upcoming season of
Anderson watched the game with some celebrity friends including
The streets of Park City were lined every morning with movie posters for
The only way you could've seen the film before it's released this spring is if you ran into writer
"We went straight guerilla street marketing with this film," said Steward, who was a 16-year-old kid in Washington D.C. when his father woke him up and told him the news of Bias' death. "We don't have a big organization behind us so we came down here with about 1,000 signs and DVDs and every morning at 5:30 we posted our signs all over the street. They took them but we posted them again. I'm sorry if we pissed off Sundance but we were just trying to promote our movie."
The film, which features rare interviews from family and friends who were in the room with Bias right before he died, was worked on by a crew mostly from Washington D.C., Bias' hometown where he still viewed as a cult hero by local basketball fans.
"Len was our
Women snowboarders don't get a lot of love from the cameras. It isn't that they aren't beautiful and talented, but like many women sports they are often pushed aside and forgotten about in a male-dominated field. It would have been easy for
Stackhouse, a professional snowboarder, teamed with Roxy to produce and direct
"We made the film more geared towards a girl audience," said Stackhouse, who appears in the film as a snowboarder as well. "But everyone seems to like it. There's a big mix here at Sundance and the reception has been positive."
The film's premiere, which was attended by
"It's really cool to be an inspiration to someone else," said Comstock, one of the snowboarders in the film. "It's a great feeling to inspire young girls to know that they can do what we do."
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