The story of Junebug's double-life as a DJ and drug dealer. Recalling the Bronx in the early 1980's, this short documentary explores the old-school days of hip-hop and the dangerous underworld at the legendary Disco Fever. Never-before-seen footage and interviews with Kurtis Blow, DJ Hollywood and Sal Abbatiello tell the tragic story of one of the greatest DJ's ever. Directed by Travis Gutiérrez Senger and based on Mark Skillz' "When The Fever Was The Mecca," published in Wax Poetics.
Featuring: Kurtis Blow, DJ Hollywood, Disco Bee, Sal Abbatiello, Sweet Gee, Vernice and Nydrin Barnes.
Directed by: Travis Gutiérrez Senger
Produced by: Michael J. Mouncer
Written by: Mark Skillz and Travis Gutiérrez Senger
Director of Photography: Sean Porter
Editor: Michelle Witten
Production Designer: Lucas Senger
Grand Jury Prize, Tribeca 2010
Grand Jury Prize, SIFF 2010
Special Jury Prize, SXSW 2010
Lincoln Leopard Films (c) 2009