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VH1 Rock Doc Downloaded To Premiere At South By Southwest

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VH1 is proud to announce that this coming March, the latest film in our Rock Docs series, Downloaded, will make it’s world premiere at the South By Southwest Film Festival. The film, directed by Alex Winter, chronicles the historic and game-changing effect that Napster had on the digital community and beyond. SXSW will also feature two panel discussions with Winter, one of which will include Napster creators Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker as well as several other special guests. Find out more information about the film and the festival schedule below, and check out the trailer for the film here.

VH1′S EMMY AWARDING-WINNING “VH1 ROCK DOCS” FRANCHISE JOINS SXSW FILM FESTIVAL IN MARCH WITH THE WORLD PREMIERE OF NAPSTER DOCUMENTARY “DOWNLOADED”

Napster Founders Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker Tell Exclusive, First Time Story on The Rise and Fall of Napster
SXSW Will Include Two Panel Discussions Moderated by “Downloaded” Director/Actor Alex Winter



NEW YORK, NY- January 15, 2012
– VH1′s Emmy award-winning “Rock Docs” franchise will present the world premiere of the long awaited story of the monumental rise and fall of Napster with the documentary “Downloaded” at the SXSW Film Festival. Directed by Alex Winter, “Downloaded” will make its world premiere at the SXSW Film Festival on Sunday, March 10 at the Paramount Theater. Read more…

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Watch The Trailer For The Latest VH1 Rock Doc, Downloaded, Premiering This Spring

Napster. Piracy. Shawn Fanning. File sharing. These were some of the buzziest names and phrases around when it came to the new and exciting way to deliver music to the masses during the dawn of the Internet, which is the focus of VH1′s latest Rock Doc, Downloaded.

The new film, which premieres on VH1 later this spring, chronicles the way that Napster “changed everything,” from the way we get our music, to record labels, to the way that artists and fans interact. It might seem like old hat now (as you read this on your tablet while simultaneously checking your iTunes for new releases), but for one moment in time, this was the music revolution.
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