Jan 28, 2014 - MEDIA RELEASE: FilmBuff Presents, “Off the Rez” starring Shoni Schimmel
OFF THE REZ
Release Date: Friday, January 24
iTunes Pre-Order Available Now: bit.ly/1i2R33O
VOD Platforms: iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Google Play, Xbox Video, Sony Playstation, Cinemanow and Vudu.
Watch the Trailer:
Written & Directed by: Jonathan Hock
Executive Produced by: Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos
Starring: Shoni Schimmel, Ceci Moses, Rick Schimmel, Jude Schimmel, Delores Moses, Lillian Moses and more…
Please Note: Filmmaker Jonathan Hock is available for interview and screeners are available for review.
OFF THE REZ follows Shoni Schimmel, a high-school junior living on the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon and the star basketball player on the local team. When Shoni’s mother, Ceci Moses, goes against the wishes of her community and takes a job coaching a high-school team in Portland, the course of Shoni and her family’s lives are changed forever. This compelling documentary chronicles Shoni’s junior and senior years and through the grueling college recruiting process, revealing the struggle that mother and daughter face to keep their hoop dreams alive and prove that Native American women can become champions off the Rez.
OFF THE REZ is currently available for Pre-Order on iTunes (bit.ly/1i2R33O). The film will officially launch on January 24 on all leading broadband VOD platforms including iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Google Play, Xbox Video, Sony Playstation, Cinemanow and Vudu.
Running Time: 90 Minutes
Rating: Not Rated
OFF THE REZ on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Off-The-Rez/146180642113198?ref=br_tf
OFF THE REZ on Twitter: @OffTheRezMovie
OFF THE REZ Website: http://www.hockfilms.com/off_the_rez.html
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Ben Dorf – FilmBuff