DOWNLOADED With Director Alex Winter
|Starring||Shawn Fanning, John Fanning and Sean Parker|
18 and up; Children 6 and up will be allowed only with a parent guardian. No children under the age of 6 will be allowed.
"Mesmerizing" - The Hollywood Reporter
We've all used Napster, whether you were a colleged aged kid looking to save on cash or a bored worker finding idle time to download the latest jams, we've all been guilty. At its peak Napster had nearly 60 million users and long after things shut it down, it was too late. The face of the music business had been forever changed. Record companies didn't understand it and they had no idea how to deal with it. But when Metallica got involved and made a very public battlecry against it, the world stopped and took notice.
Director Alex Winter (YES...that Alex Winter) filmed interviews with Napster founders Shawn Fanning, John Fanning and Sean Parker; musicians including DJ Spooky, who did the music for the film; and record-label bosses and legal experts. The unraveling of Napster - described as 'culture's Vietnam' - is an ephochal story from the dawn of the digital age told with pace and verve.
Join in on the discussion and re-live one of the turning points in our culture with director Alex Winter LIVE, IN-PERSON for a post-show Q&A with Alamo CEO/Founder Tim League.
*Alex will also be introducing a back-to-back screening of BILL AND TED'S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE following DOWNLOADED. Tickets available HERE.