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New Jay-Z doc streaming online

Jay-Z is the subject of an free online documentary released by Absolut Vodka. Entitled NY-Z and directed by Danny Clinch, the film follows the rapper as he prepares for his benefit concert in Madison Square Gardens on September 11, 2009. Clinch says the film was 'really about celebrating New York through Jay-Z's eyes and exploring the notion that you have truly 'arrived' as a performer when you are playing at the Garden.'
March 24, 2010

Jay-Z is the subject of an free online documentary released by Absolut Vodka. Entitled NY-Z and directed by Danny Clinch, the film follows the rapper as he prepares for his benefit concert in Madison Square Gardens on September 11, 2009. Clinch says the film was ‘really about celebrating New York through Jay-Z’s eyes and exploring the notion that you have truly ‘arrived’ as a performer when you are playing at the Garden.’

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Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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