The Rider And The Storm

January 29, 2013 at 10:01 pm
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Timmy Brennan digs through the remains of his burnt home searching for possessions.  David Darg  © RYOT News

 

Timmy Brennan is a New York iron worker who escapes the grind of the city through his true passion, surfing. But when Superstorm Sandy destroys his home in Breezy Point, Timmy loses everything — including his board. As Timmy digs through the ruins of his home day after day, trying to recover lost possessions, he discovers the kindness of strangers and finds solace once again on the ocean.

Homes burnt to their foundations in Breezy Point. David Darg  © RYOT News

Homes burned to their foundations in Breezy Point. David Darg © RYOT News

“The Rider And The Storm” is the latest documentary film from RYOT Co-founders David Darg and Bryn Mooser.  ”Rider” is Darg and Mooser’s third film as co-directors and follows their award-winning films produced in Haiti:  ”Baseball in the Time of Cholera (2012) and “Sun City Picture House (2011).  The film’s world premiere will be announced soon — stay tuned and follow @RYOTnews for updates.

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Timmy Brennan is an iron worker on the Freedom Tower.  David Darg  © RYOT News

 Press for The Rider And The Storm:

ABC News (Entertainment/.com)

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/entertainment/2013/04/olivia-wilde-my-wedding-plans-with-jason-sudeikis/

ABC News (Red carpet interview)
http://www.firstcoastnews.com/video/default.aspx?bctid=2319250994001&odyssey=mod%7Cnewswell%7Ctext%7CFRONTPAGE%7Cfeatured

amNY

http://www.amny.com/urbanite-1.812039/olivia-wilde-gives-peek-into-one-sandy-story-with-tribeca-film-fest-short-1.5024645

Afterthecut.com

http://afterthecut.com/2013/04/06/tff-review-the-rider-and-the-storm/

Champagne and Heels

http://champagneandheels.com/film/the-rider-and-the-storm/

Celebrity Gossip
http://celebrity-gossip.net/olivia-wilde/olivia-wilde-brings-rider-and-storm-tribeca-843354

Cutous
http://www.cutous.net/olivia-wilde-brings-the-rider-and-the-storm-to-tribeca/#

Daily Mail

http://www.mydaily.co.uk/2013/04/23/olivia-wilde-tribeca-film-festival-2013_n_3137474.html

Eastern Surf

http://www.easternsurf.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1196:rider-and-the-storm-tribecca-film-festival&catid=58:pressboxnew&Itemid=91

Film School Rejects
http://www.filmschoolrejects.com/features/the-10-best-short-films-of-the-2013-tribeca-film-festival.php

FOX (Good Day New York)

http://www.myfoxny.com/video?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=8797377

FOX (National affiliate segment)

http://video.foxnews.com/v/2324477106001/olivia-wildes-passion-project/?playlist_id=929831930001

Gossip Center

http://gossipcenter.com/olivia-wilde/olivia-wilde-brings-rider-and-storm-tribeca-843625

HGTV 
http://www.frontdoor.com/people/tribeca-film-festival-rider-and-the-storm

Hollywood TV
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=usXQN9d_6hI

Huffington Post Live

http://live.huffingtonpost.com/r/segment/olivia-wilde-hurrican-sandy-movie/515c954702a76037da000265

Just Jared

http://www.justjared.com/2013/04/09/olivia-wilde-marie-claire-april-cover-party/

 Just Jared

http://www.justjared.com/2013/04/23/olivia-wilde-rider-the-storm-screening-at-tribeca/

Leiweb
http://blog.leiweb.it/news-mondo/2013/04/26/naomi-watts-olivia-wilde-e-tante-altre-star-al-femminile-brillano-al-tribeca-film-festival/

MTV
http://moviesblog.mtv.com/2013/04/26/olivia-wilde-tribeca/

NBC News New York

http://www.nbcnewyork.com/video/#!/on-air/as-seen-on/The-Rider-and-the-Storm-at-the-Tribeca-Film-Festival/204597621

NY Daily News

http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/gossip/confidential/lauper-doesn-play-light-ly-article-1.1309778?localLinksEnabled=false

New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/03/movies/documentaries-in-the-wake-of-hurricane-sandy.html

OK!

http://www.okmagazine.com/blogs/red-carpet-confidential-olivia-wilde-recalls-her-prom-night

People

http://www.people.com/people/gallery/0,,20693577,00.html#21312165

Shockya.com

http://www.shockya.com/news/2013/04/21/tribeca-2013-interview-the-rider-and-the-storms-david-darg-bryn-mooser/

Vanity Fair

http://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2013/04/photos-tribeca-film-festival-olivia-wilde_slideshow_item2_3

Villager

http://thevillager.com/2013/04/18/tribeca-docs-long-on-good-sports-big-stars/

Wall Street Journal

http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2013/04/18/at-tribeca-profiling-life-after-sandy/

 

 

RYOT NOTE: “The Rider And The Storm” was made to tell a story, but was also made to inspire action. Breezy Point has a long way to go before things are back to normal. The RYOT Foundation is raising funds to help the residents get back on their feet, repair their homes and recover. Become part of this story, play a part in rebuilding Breezy Point and consider making a donation and spreading the word about this film.

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  1. [...] As full time relief workers, Darg and Mooser’s efforts to do good and help struggling communities never ends and, seemingly, neither does their hope to take it one step further by inspiring action through film. In honor of “The Rider and the Storm’s” Tribeca premiere, Darg and Mooser came out for our third chat, discussing the evolution of their new film, the importance of debuting it in New York City, plans for a feature, and more. Check it all out for yourself in the video interview below and join the effort to rebuild Breezy Point yourself via The RYOT Foundation. [...]

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