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BATHTUBS OVER BROADWAY
 

In this award-winning, feel-good documentary, a cynical comedy writer stumbles upon a hidden and hilarious musical world and finds an unexpected connection to his fellow man. With David Letterman, Martin Short, Chita Rivera, Jello Biafra, and more.

WINNER: Tribeca Film Festival - Albert Maysles Award for Best New Documentary Director

WINNER: Writers Guild Award for Best Documentary Screenplay

DISTRIBUTOR: Focus Features

DIRECTOR/EDITOR: Dava Whisenant

WRITERS: Dava Whisenant & Ozzy Inguanzo

ORIGINAL SONGS WRITTEN BY: Steve Young, Hank Beebe, and Anthony DiLorenzo

ORIGINAL SCORE: Anthony DiLorenzo

PRODUCERS: Amanda Spain, Dava Whisenant, Susan Littenberg

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS:

Jason Blum, David Letterman, Marci Wiseman, Jeremy Gold, 

Dan Cogan, Jenny Raskin, Daniel J. Chalfen, Charles Layton

NEW MEXICO COMEDY SHORTS
 

Dava Whisenant and Steve Young continued their creative collaboration after Bathtubs Over Broadway with two comedy short films, filmed in Taos, New Mexico, during the pandemic, and shot on an iPhone. These films, BRIEF SURVEY and PHOTO OP, are now on the festival circuit.

 

BRIEF SURVEY was recently awarded the Jury Award for Best Comedy Short at the 2021 Sonoma International Film Festival. 

PHOTO OP won the International Grand Prize at the 2021 Très Court International Film Festival.

DIRECTOR/EDITOR: Dava Whisenant

WRITER: Steve Young

PRODUCERS: Dava Whisenant, Steve Young, Dave Spalding

Please feel free to reach out for screening links.

 

Brief Survey and Photo Op posters
TWO TRAINS RUNNIN'
 

NOW on HULU! TWO TRAINS RUNNIN' is a Grammy-nominated feature-length documentary about the search for two forgotten blues singers, carried out in Mississippi during one of the most violent periods of the civil rights movement. 

The film pays tribute to a pioneering generation of musicians and cuts to the heart of our present moment, offering a crucial vantage from which to view the evolving dynamics of race in America. Featuring performances by Buddy Guy, Gary Clark Jr, Valerie June, Lucinda Williams, the North Mississippi Allstars and more.

DISTRIBUTOR: Abramorama

DIRECTOR: Sam Pollard

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER & NARRATOR: Common

WRITER/PRODUCER:  Benjamin Hedin

CO-PRODUCER/EDITOR/2nd UNIT DIRECTOR: Dava Whisenant