Free Austin & Chicago Screenings
Hello! It's been a while since you last heard from us about Syl Johnson: Any Way The Wind Blows. We hope to have good news to share about the... Read more
Watch The Trailer For Our Next Documentary!
We wanted to let you know that a new project from the filmmakers of Syl Johnson: Any Way The Wind Blowsis currently on Kickstarter. Please check out... Read more
Screenings In Ireland & Minneapolis, MN
Syl Johnson: Any Way The Wind Blows will have its international film festival premiere at the 61st Annual Cork Film Festival in Ireland this November!
The film will also be... Read more
Los Angeles Tonight, Dance Party + Awards!
Tonight, Thurs Sept 1st in Los Angeles, Syl Johnson: Any Way The Wind Blowsscreens as part of the Don't Knock The Rock music documentary festival at The Cinefamily (611... Read more
Screenings In LA, Philly, Massachusetts, Alabama & NY
Syl Johnson: Any Way The Wind Blows is coming to Los Angeles and several other cities in August & September!
We're thrilled to announce that our film is headed to... Read more
New Jersey Screenings & Nashville Award!
Next week Syl Johnson: Any Way The Wind Blows heads back to the East Coast for a pair of screenings at the Montclair Film Festival in New Jersey!
Tickets are... Read more
Screenings In Chattanooga, Nashville, Orlando & Newport Beach!
We're thrilled to announce four more upcoming film festival screenings of Syl Johnson: Any Way The Wind Blows!
On Saturday, April 2ndthe movie plays at 4:30pm in the... Read more
Screenings In Portland, San Francisco & Montana!
After premiering in 2015 at the Chicago International Film Festival, screening to a sellout crowd at DOC NYC and winning the Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature at Indie Memphis... Read more
Memphis Concert, Kickstarter Panel & NYC Afterparty!
After our world premiere screenings at the Chicago International Film Festival, the Syl Johnson: Any Way The Wind Blowsteam is headed to the Indie Memphis Film Festival next weekend!... Read more
DOC NYC, New Trailer, Director Interview & More!
Today the DOC NYC Film Festival announced the New York City premiere of Syl Johnson: Any Way The Wind Blows and tickets are already available!
- Sunday, November 15th at 2:15pm... Read more
Tickets On Sale For Memphis & Chicago!
Tickets are now available for Syl Johnson: Any Way The Wind Blows at the Chicago International Film Festival and the Indie Memphis Film Festival! Dates and links are below.... Read more
Chicago Screening Tickets Onsale Friday!
Tickets for the Chicago International Film Festival's World Premiere of Syl Johnson: Any Way The Wind Blowswill be available this Friday via Ticketmaster. The screening dates and times were... Read more
Syl Johnson At The Indie Memphis Film Festival!
After the World Premiere of Syl Johnson: Any Way The Wind Blowsat the Chicago International Film Festival in October, our next stop on the festival circuit is the Indie... Read more
World Premiere Announcement
We're very excited to announce that Syl Johnson: Any Way The Wind Blows will have its World Premiere at the Chicago International Film Festival this October! We're extremely proud... Read more
Thanks To Our Chicago & NYC Backers!
Over the past two weekends, we held Kickstarter backer events for Syl Johnson: Any Way The Wind Blows in Chicago and New York City. In each city we showed a... Read more
The 5th Anniversary Of Our First Shoot
Today is the 5th anniversary of the first shoot we ever did for what would eventually become our documentary, Syl Johnson: Any Way The Wind Blows. To mark the occasion, ... Read more
NYC Party & Fundraiser Sun 12/14
Last week we announced that we're throwing a party in Chicago. We're also throwing a party in New York!
Please join the director, producers and editor of Syl Johnson: Any... Read more
Chicago Party & Fundraiser Saturday 12/6
We're having a party on Saturday, December 6th at 8:30pmat The Whistler in Chicago (2421 N. Milwaukee Avenue). Please join the director, producers, cast and crew of Syl Johnson:... Read more
Syl Johnson meets the Wu-Tang Clan!
The film's producer Michael Slaboch took Syl Johnson to Riot Fest at Chicago's Humbolt Park this weekend to meet up with the Wu-Tang Clan after their performance. Check out photos... Read more
1 Year Anniversary Message From The RZA!
1 year ago today, our Kickstarter campaign was successfully funded.We've had an amazing journey since then, and we hope you've enjoyed following our updates along the way. So much... Read more
Watch RZA Talk About Sampling Syl Johnson!
In a brand new interview, RZA from the Wu-Tang Clan talks to Canadian music journalist Nardwuar about sampling Syl Johnson's song "Different Strokes." Watch below, starting at 16:45 in the... Read more
Happy Birthday Syl Johnson!!!
So much has been happening with the film over the past few months and we thought what better day than Syl Johnson's 78th birthday to let you know about all... Read more
Photos From Our Shoots In Austin, Memphis & Holly Springs
We just got back from an incredible week in Memphis and Mississippi with Syl Johnson.
We were lucky enough to visit Willie Mitchell's Royal Studios where Syl, Al Green, Ann... Read more
Syl Johnson Live At SXSW W/ Hi Rhythm, Snoop Dogg & More!
If you're attending SXSW this year, don't miss Syl Johnson performing live on Saturday, March 15th on the Outdoor Stage in Butler Park!
Syl will be playing along with Hi... Read more
Happy Holidays From Our Crew
We want to wish you all a happy holiday season, and thank you from the bottom of our hearts for supporting this project. All of our backer rewards have now shipped.... Read more
We Interviewed Prince Paul & Peanut Butter Wolf!
We want to share some exciting news with you. Yesterday we interviewed Prince Paul (De La Soul, Gravediggaz, Handsome Boy Modeling School) and Peanut Butter Wolf(Stones Throw Records) about... Read more
Backer Rewards Shipping Soon!
We have some exciting news to share with you today. Our backer rewards are starting to ship out! We've heard from a few people who already received their posters in... Read more
Vote For Us As IndieWire's Project Of The Month
Here's an update to let you know two things. First, production has been going great so far! We've already used some of the money pledged to fly to... Read more
What a month!
We're ecstatic to report that thanks to all 832 of you, we not only reached but vastly exceeded our goal! We can't thank you enough for your... Read more
THANK YOU! And new STRETCH goal!
We hit our goal last night! We want to thank each and every one of you for helping us get there!
In the final hours of the campaign we're... Read more
Vote For Us As IndieWire's Project Of The Week!
Wow! Did you see? We passed $30,000 yesterday! Over 60 new backers contributed almost $3,000 on our biggest day since Day One! We want to say a big THANK YOU... Read more
The Final Week!
Over the past three weeks we’ve raised over $27,000 from over 500 people! It's been amazing so far, but time is running out for people to join our campaign and ... Read more
2 weeks to go! New video & reward added!
We have exactly two weeks to go, and thanks to YOUR incredible support we've raised over 50% of our goal!
Please take a couple of minutes to watch a new... Read more
Week 2 Begins!
Thank you so much to everyone who supported the project during our first week! Because of you, we're almost halfway to our goalalready. We never expected our first 7... Read more
New Reward Levels
If you've already backed our project, we want to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for being an early supporter. Here's a quick update to let you know... Read more
We Did It! We Passed $10,000!
Last night our 200th backer Julian Katz pushed us over $10,000. That's over 25% of entire fundraising goalraised in less than 72 hours. Thanks Julian! We'd also like to... Read more
Day 1: We Do It Together
Hey, everyone - it’s been a truly inspiring first day of this Kickstarter campaign.
We’ve been overwhelmed by the response from both supporters and the media. I mean - wow... Read more