The New Direction

Directed by Oscar De Leon, “The New Direction” is a documentary that follows the birth of a small DIY music venue in Fargo to its eventual demise five years later. Premiering at the Fargo Theatre, the film details a year-long period that captures the lives it inspired and the community it fostered.

  • Oscar De Leon
  • Chamber Six Media
  • Joe Medina
  • Kevin Ackley
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  • Runtime:
    33 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    April 1, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    100 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
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  • Fargo Theatre Premiere
    Fargo, ND
    United States
    April 21, 2017
  • Tioga FIlm Festival
    Tioga, ND
    United States
    August 5, 2017
  • Desert Rocks Film & Music Event
    Hesperia, CA
    United States
    October 21, 2017
    Best Documentary Short
Director Biography - Oscar De Leon

Oscar De Leon was raised in Fargo, ND and fell in love with film at a very young age. A completely independent filmmaker, Oscar has been working to fulfill his dream of directing a major motion picture for over ten years.

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Director Statement

Storytelling is an important aspect of the human character. As we bumble through life it is important to create works that both dazzle and mystify while also attempting to build a bridge of understanding and empathy.