The Boy Band Con: The Lou Pearlman Story

The Boy Band Con: The Lou Pearlman Story

The Boy Band Con: The Lou Pearlman Story is a documentary feature that tells the story of famed boy band impresario Lou Pearlman. The film tracks his life from his childhood in Queens, through discovering mega-bands *NSYNC and The Backstreet Boys, and chronicles his later life, including his perpetration of one of the largest Ponzi schemes in American history. This is the first time this story has ever been told from the perspective of the people involved, from the Boy Band members themselves, to Ponzi scheme investors to Lou’s childhood friends. Interviewees include : Lance Bass, JC Chasez, Chris Kirkpatrick (NSYNC), AJ McLean (Backstreet Boys), Aaron Carter and Ashley Parker Angel (OTown).



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Director

Aaron Kunkel

Credits

Director: Aaron Kunkel
Executive Producer: Gretchen Stockdale, Johnny Wright, Sarba Das, Sam Korkis,
Producer: Lance Bass, Matthew Charles Ducey, Nicholas Caprio, Craig Piligian
Cinematographer: Henry Darrow McComas, Aaron Kunkel
Editor: Aaron Kunkel, Shane Patterson
Music: Bleeding Fingers
Principal Cast: Lance Bass, AJ McLean, Ashley Parker Angel, Chris Kirkpatrick, JC Chasez, Johnny Wright, Lynn Harless, Aaron Carter, Nikki Deloach, Diane Bass
Additional Credits: Producer: Callie Foster

Contact

Distributor 
YouTube Originals
Public Film Contact
Matthew Ducey
Pilgrim Media Group
mducey@pilgrimmediagroup.com
330-327-8490
Publicity Contact
Annie Jeeves
annie@cinematicred.com
310-995-3834
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2018
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Documentary, Music
Screening Section: 24 Beats Per Second
Screening Format: Documentary Feature
Country: United States
Language: English
Runtime: 99:17 mins