The Other Dream Team - Interview w Directors Marius Markevicius and Jon Weinbach at Sundance

Posted: May 23, 2012

Ondi and Vlad sit down with Marius Markevicius and Jon Weinbach, the team behind "The Other Dream Team." The film details the story of the 1992 Lithuanian Olympic basketball team which won medals and the support of the Grateful Dead, and uplifted the former eastern bloc. Marius Markevicius - graduated from the University of California, Berkeley and received his MFA from UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television. He has produced several feature films and co-produced "Like Crazy," the dramatic Grand Jury Prize winner at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. "The Other Dream Team," a documentary about Lithuania, his family's homeland, and basketball, one of his life's passions, is his directorial debut. BYOD is co-hosted by Ondi Timoner, director of "DIG!," "JOIN US" and "WE LIVE IN PUBLIC," and has the rare distinction of winning the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance twice, and Vladimir Radovanov, entertainment attorney, and executive producer of "WE LIVE IN PUBLIC." Each week the show explores a different documentary filmmaker or aspect of filmmaking, with special guests and a live Q&A-- diving deep into creative process and the business realities of producing and distributing films. Ondi and Vladimir share their insider views, opinions, and personal stories, welcoming audience participation. BYOD aims to entertain, inform, and elevate documentaries in general by bringing attention to films and film makers that deserve exposure