In 2016, the Panama Papers story broke in a media firestorm, sending the mighty of the world into a panic, as stolen financial info from offshore companies began to appear in the press. The Panama Papers Documentary explores the origin of the hack. Who was ultimately behind the leak and the news stories and what were their underlying motives? Explore the possibilities with leading experts.
Alex Winter entered show business as a child actor with co-starring roles on Broadway in 'The King & I' and 'Peter Pan', and came to prominence starring in movies such as Warner Bros' hit 'The Lost Boys' and the wildly popular 'Bill & Ted' franchise. Winter has directed three narrative features: cult classic 'Freaked' for 20th Century Fox; 'Fever', for Lionsgate, which screened at Cannes; and 'Smosh: The Movie', which opened in 2015 as the #1 comedy on iTunes. Winter has directed hundreds of award-winning television commercials and music videos. Winter's VH1 Rock Doc 'Downloaded' earned worldwide critical acclaim at theatrical and festival screenings. Winter's latest, multiple award-winning documentary 'Deep Web', had its world premiere at SXSW and a broadcast premiere in the U.S. on the Epix network, alongside a global festival tour. The film opened wide as the #1 documentary on iTunes. Winter also completed two short documentary films for Laura Poitras's Field of Vision; 'Relatively Free' and 'Trump's Lobby'. Winter is now making 'Zappa', the first all-access documentary on the life and times of Frank Zappa. The Kickstarter campaign for this project was the highest funded documentary in crowdfunding history.