2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22


Monday, March 16
1:30PM - 3:03PM

Topfer Theatre at ZACH
202 South Lamar Blvd


The Last Mile is a tech incubator founded inside San Quentin, California's oldest men’s prison. The program teaches inmates entrepreneurship skills with the goal of having each participant found a company that addresses a social issue and includes a technology component - without any access to computers and the Internet. Many of these men have never used a laptop or smartphone, as they've been incarcerated for two decades. Award-winning filmmaker, Ondi Timoner, follows their journey as they struggle to craft a business plan, pitch their ideas in front of a live audience of venture capitalists at Demo Day, and then reenter society.

Section: Documentary Shorts Competition
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Country: USA
Year: 2014
Runtime: 16min

Director: Ondi Timoner

Executive Producer: Rachel Samuels

Producer: Andrew Landini, Brooks Knudsen, Adam Eckenfelder

Cinematographer: Andrew Landini

Editor: Michael Colin Russell

Sound Designer: Adam Eckenfelder

Music: Roger Neill

Additional Credits: Camera Operator: Brooks Knudsen, Camera Operator: Ondi Timoner, Production Coordinator: Brooke Mueller, Motion Designer: Cullen Parr


Director/Producer Ondi Timoner won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance twice - for DIG! ('04) about the collision of art & commerce through the story of two bands & WE LIVE IN PUBLIC ('09) about Internet visionary, Josh Harris. Both reside in MoMA NY. Her other award-winning features are The Nature of the Beast (1994), Join Us (2007) & COOL IT (2010).

Public Film Contact
Nick Corcorran
(626) 296-0068

Publicity Contact
Brooke Mueller



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