Documentary prepares for New York premiere and Park City Music Film Fest
April 14, 2010 — New York, N.Y. — “Sonicsgate: Requiem For A Team,” the acclaimed feature documentary profiling the tragic death of the Seattle SuperSonics, today announced it has been nominated for two 2010 Webby Awards in the categories of Best Sports Film and Best Editing. A panel of judges decides the winners, which are announced on May 4 before the Webby Awards ceremony on June 13 in New York City.
With these nominations, “Sonicsgate” is also eligible in both categories for the Webby Awards People’s Voice in which fan votes determine the winners. These Webby nominations continue to build momentum for “Sonicsgate” as the film prepares for a four-day New York City premiere and today announces its special selection for the prestigious Park City Music Film Festival.
April 28 thru May 1 at The PIT – New York City
“Sonicsgate” will screen for four days at the People’s Improv Theater (154 W. 29th Street, second floor) in NYC. The first two screenings are reserved for members of the press and invitation only; the Friday and Saturday screenings are open to the public. All four NYC screenings start at 3:00 P.M. local New York time. Advanced tickets at www.sonicsgate.org.
May 20 at Park City Music Film Festival – Park City, Utah
“Sonicsgate” has been selected for the Park City Music Film Festival in association with the Park City Film Series, which recognizes “unique and exceptional cinematic efforts.” The film will screen on May 20. More info at www.parkcityfilmseries.com.
“Sonicsgate” director Jason Reid is also scheduled to appear on ESPN during an upcoming episode of “Outside The Lines” to discuss the national implications of the film and how the Sonics scandal affects other cities with professional sports franchises.
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