Hang the DJ (film)
|Hang the DJ|
|Directed by||Marco La Villa
Mauro La Villa
|Produced by||Marco La Villa
Mauro La Villa
Henrique Vera Villanueva
executive producer: Andrea Kragaris
associate producer: Vincenzo Scanzano, Carlos Orengo
Mix Master Mike
John "Jellybean" Benitez
Kool DJ Red Alert
Bill St. John
|Distributed by||Pony Canyon|
Hang The DJ is a 1998 music documentary film debut by twin brothers Marco and Mauro La Villa. Featuring Roger Sanchez, Junior Vasquez, DJ Qbert and A-Trak the film presents the cult of DJs in the era that catapulted them into superstars from the inside. Performances from around the globe are intercut with commentary from fans and interviews with the DJs themselves.
The film was shot over a period of two years 1996 and 1997 all over the world. Shooting locations: New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Miami, Washington D.C., London, Montreal, Nottingham, Essen(Germany), Amsterdam, Madrid, Cannes, Paris, Liverpool and Amsterdam.
Hang the DJ film premiered at the 1998 Toronto International Film Festival in September 1998 and also screened at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, the Stockholm International Film Festival, the Melbourne International Film Festival  and the New Zealand International Film Festival  previous to its theatrical release.
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