LeBron James, Draymond Green, Trae Young, & More Attend Inaugural UNINTERRUPTED Film Festival In Los Angeles

LeBron James, Draymond Green, Trae Young, & More Attend Inaugural UNINTERRUPTED Film Festival In Los Angeles

UNINTERRUPTED celebrates “athlete-as-creator” during inaugural Uninterrupted Film Festival, powered by Tribeca Festival

The sold-out event welcomed 800+ attendees including LeBron James, Maverick Carter, Joel Embiid, Draymond Green, Trae Young, Juju Watkins, Ceyair Wright, and more

Yesterday (7.13.2023), UNINTERRUPTED, the athlete empowerment brand founded by LeBron James and Maverick Carter, and Tribeca, the multi-platform entertainment company founded by Jane Rosenthal and Robert De Niro, brought to life UNINTERRUPTED Film Festival powered by Tribeca Festival, the first-ever athlete-led film festival in Los Angeles at Neuehouse Hollywood.

The sold out event was at maximum capacity for each programming block with 800+ attendees attending the inaugural event.

The full programming lineup can be found at TribecaFilm.com!!!

LeBron James and Maverick Carter were in attendance; other notable attendees included Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, 6-time NBA All-Star and 2023 NBA MVP Joel Embiid, Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young, Emmy Award-winning director and producer Sandrine Orabona, NFL veteran Andrew Hawkins, 3x Summer & Winter Olympian Lolo Jones, Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Angel McCoughtry, professional softball player AJ Andrews, Senior NBA Writer for ESPN’s ANDSCAPE Marc Spears, Co-founder of Religion of Sports Gotham Chopra, Former Lakers star and NBA legend James Worthy, Chief Content Officer at UNINTERRUPTED Canada Vinay Virmani, former National Hockey League player Akim Aliu, professional hockey player Saroya Tinker, first Black woman to play in a professional hockey league Blake Bolden, New York Giants Linebacker Kayvon Thibodeaux, University of Southern California guard and McDonald’s All-American Juju Watkins, University of Southern California quarterback Malachi Nelson, USC Football star and Actor Ceyair Wright, Sports journalists and broadcaster Taylor Rooks, Celebrity DJ Jae Murphy and CEO and Founder of KLUTCH Sports Group Rich Paul.

During the inaugural UNINTERRUPTED Film Festival, attendees received an exclusive look at three upcoming releases — GOLIATH, the three-part documentary series from SHOWTIME SPORTS that examines the historic life, career and impact of Wilt Chamberlain, Black Ice, the 2022 TIFF People’s Choice Award winner that exposes a history of racism in hockey through the untold stories of Black hockey players, both past and present, and Destination NBA: A G League Odyssey, the new documentary that follows some of the most intriguing prospects in the NBA G League as they compete to earn the ultimate reward of an NBA roster spot.

GOLIATH will debut on demand and on streaming on Friday, July 14 for all Paramount+ With SHOWTIME subscribers and make its on-air debut on SHOWTIME® on Sunday, July 16 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

Additionally, Grindstone Entertainment and Roadside Attractions will release Black Ice exclusively at AMC Theatres nationwide Friday, July 14.

Lastly, Destination NBA: A G League Odyssey will premiere Tuesday, August 8 on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide

Throughout the day, UNINTERRUPTED hosted one-of-a-kind “State of The Game” conversations where athletes, industry partners and filmmakers gathered to celebrate women in sports, talk about navigating the world of NIL as a tool to empower the next generation of athletes and share the importance of athlete storytelling in the Hollywood landscape.

The programming concluded with an exclusive live podcast recording of The Draymond Green Show presented by The Volume with special guest Trae Young.

The special interview will be available exclusively in the Bleacher Report app on Friday, July 14 at 9pm ET.

Our goal was to create an event to center the stories athletes desire to tell, and we did just that,” said Jimmy Spencer, General Manager of UNINTERRUPTED. “I’d like to extend a huge thank you to the film community and UNINTERRUPTED fans who came out to show their support. After the success of this year’s inaugural UNINTERRUPTED Film Festival, we are more inspired than ever to continue to celebrate athletes as creators in the years to come.”

Prime Video and Lucid Motors were the official sponsors for the UNINTERRUPTED Film Festival powered by Tribeca Festival.

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