Docs That Rock

More Sundance Raves: Lil Wayne

In my earlier Sundance coverage, I only cited the music docs that were in the main competition. But I didn’t mention one entry in the Park City to Midnight program and that’s the one getting the most attention. Adam Bhala Lough, who previously directed a doc called The Upsetter: The Life and Music of Lee Scratch Perry debuted Lil Wayne’s biographical documentary The Carter. Some early reports said it was best thing to happen at Sundance. Suffice it to say, it wouldn’t be the lead movie in any “War on Drugs” film festival. I’ll post again after I see the full cut.


January 20, 2009 - Posted by | Uncategorized | ,


  1. […] I’m not privy to the facts of the case, here is what appears to have happened. As I wrote during Sundance, Adam Bhala Lough’s Lil’ Wayne doc The Carter was an early hit of the festival, a no […]

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  2. […] bit of mystery to follow the story of the Lil Wayne doc. Some readers may recall that after getting raves at Sundance, the doc mysteriously disappeared from the festival. Then it was revealed that Lil Wayne sued to […]

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