synopsis

Two young black men, Rell and EJ, are motorcycle stunt riders from Compton and Watts, California. At its core it's an intimate story about two unlikely friends and the prevalent cycle that incarceration plays within their lives.

cast

Darrell "9boy" Hardy, EJ "Mr.DirtBikeKid" Dodson

directed by

Jonathan Barenboim

director's bio

Jonathan Barenboim is an Argentine-American director based in Los Angeles. He earned his B.A. and B.F.A from Tufts University, and an M.F.A. from USC's School of Cinematic Arts. He began his career as a cinematographer. As a director, he has worked with studios such as HBO, Netflix, Hulu and FOX.

screenwriter

Yimin Gu, Jonathan Barenboim

producer

Melissa Panzer

runtime

21 minutes

country

US

category

Short Documentary