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a human tale… of mistakes, love, respect and the desire to succeed.”

– Ain’t It Cool News


– AWARDS + FESTIVALS –

FESTIVAL OF CINEMA NYC 2019
Winner, Best Feature Documentary

SILVER STATE FILM FESTIVAL 2019
Winner, Audience Award for Best Feature Documentary

CHAGRIN DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL 2019
Official Selection for Feature Documentary

DOC LA: LOS ANGELES DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL 2019
Winner, Best Screenwriting for Feature Documentary

TWIN CITIES FILM FESTIVAL 2019
Official Selection for MN Connected Feature Documentary

D.C. INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL 2020
Official Selection for Feature Documentary


– ABROAD

NORTH EUROPE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – LONDON 2020
Winner, Best Feature Documentary

JIFF JAIPUR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – INDIA 2020
Official Selection for International Feature Documentary

DOC EDGE FILM FESTIVAL – NEW ZEALAND 2020
Official Selection for International Feature Documentary


Zachary Capp (Executive Producer / Producer / Co-Writer / Editor / Cast) – Zachary Capp is a writer, editor & producer from Las Vegas, Nevada. He has worked on a wide array of projects including music videos, commercials, documentaries and an award-winning 3D short film for DirecTV original programming. Zachary previously edited the majority of the video billboards for the major hotels on the Las Vegas strip. He has a degree in Television & Radio Production from Ithaca College in New York and was inducted into the Park School of Communications Hall of Fame.

Dave Newberg (Co-Director / Producer / Co-Writer / Editor / Cast) – Dave Newberg is currently producing Magic the Gathering the Animated Series for Netflix and the Russo brothers. He has served as an Executive Producer on dozens of animated television shows including Brad Neely’s Harg Nallin’ Sclopio Peepio & China, IL on Adult Swim, as Executive Story Editor on The Ballad of Hugo Sanchez on Netflix, & has produced, directed & created commercials, shorts, as well as features for clients including General Mills, Amazon Studios, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, Jash, TruTV, The Zac Brown Band, & many others.

Molly Dworsky (Co-Director / Producer / Editor / Co-Writer / Cast) – Molly Dworsky is a musical comedy creator from Minneapolis. She has been a member of the LA-based theater collective Robot Team­mate for seven years, during which time she collaboratively created four full-length stage musicals, taking two off-Broadway in 2017 & 2019. She also writes, directs, performs & produces her own musical comedy videos, including a viral parody of Lorde’s “Royals” that was featured on Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, CNN, & more. She worked as a Writers’ Assistant on Fox’s WEIRD LONERS & is also a professional landscape designer and part-time restaurant manager.

Pete Berg (Producer / Director of Photography / Cast) – Pete Berg is a television producer & director. His credits include National Geographic, Discovery Channel, The History Channel & Animal Planet. He has traveled to over 40 countries, & has a hobby of driving ridiculous vehicles long distances, such as a rickshaw across India, a Mototaxi across Peru, & a junker car from England to Mongolia.

Drew Johnson (Co-Producer / Cast) – Drew Johnson is based in Oregon where he operates a creative marketing studio. In addition, he documents a series of lifestyle projects that highlight his purpose: “fulfillment by moving forward & doing good.” Drew has been featured in several articles & news stories around the world. He was named “Best Sojourner of the Year” by Reader’s Digest for his cross-country volunteer adventure.

Sean Brogan (Co-Producer / Editor / Cast) – Sean Brogan is a writer/producer of network television marketing. He has created award-winning featurettes & new media content promoting prime­time & prestige streaming series. Sean graduated from Ithaca College’s Television & Radio program in 2009. Originally from Andover, MA, he now lives in Los Angeles with his wife and chihuahua Ava. When not behind the camera, he’s cooking in the kitchen or polishing the chrome on his vintage Bronco & Harley-Davidson.

Julian Edward Williams (Co-Writer / Co-Producer / Editor / Cast) – Julian Edward Williams is a writer, comedian, performer, producer, & actor from Buffalo, NY & based in New York City. Julian’s work has been featured all over New York City & on various media outlets. His work on The Ringmaster was an exercise in trying to create something new & he is very thrilled with how it turned out.

Mike Lurie (Co-Director of Photography / Cast) – Mike Lurie is a director, shooter & editor based in Washington, DC. Over the last 8 years, he has produced web & TV ads, short-form documentaries as well as social media content for the federal government, lifestyle brands &
non-profit initiatives.

Larry Lang (Cast) – Larry Lang was practically born into the restaurant business. His family owned Michael’s Steakhouse in Worthington, Minnesota for over 60 years. He grew up in a house 90 yards away from the business, where he still currently resides with his sister Linda.
Larry has worked in all facets of the restaurant business and has amassed a following throughout the entire midwestern United States for his family’s famous onion rings, which Washington Post hailed as “the world’s greatest.”

Linda Lang (Cast) – Linda Lang, Larry’s sister, also grew up in the restaurant business. She had aspired to become an actress & moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career. She has written & starred in various productions, including a children’s exercise video called “Mother Goose Workout.” She moved back to Minnesota to live with her brother where they together safe­guard their family’s secret treasured onion ring recipe. She currently writes & performs musicals for her community.



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