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Hot Sugar's Cold World

A documentary that follows electronic musician Hot Sugar in his quest to capture, transform and extract meaning from the sounds and silences of every day life.

  • Adam Bhala Lough
    The Carter, Bomb The System, The Upsetter, The Motivation
  • David Gordon Green
    Pineapple Express, Prince Avalanche, George Washington
  • Jody Hill
    Observe and Report
  • Danny McBride
    Manglehorn, Joe
  • Nick Koenig (Hot Sugar)
    Key Cast
  • Jim Jamush
    Key Cast
  • Danny Brown
    Key Cast
  • Martin Starr
    Key Cast
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Key Cast
  • Rachel Trachtenburg
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
  • Genres:
    Music, Documentary
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 27 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    March 15, 2015
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    France, United States
  • Language:
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • SXSW 2015
    Austin, Texas
    March 15, 2015
    World Premiere
  • Hot Docs 2015
    Toronto, Canada
    April 27, 2015
    International Premiere
    Jury Honorable Mention - Best International Documentary Competition
  • BFI London Film Festival 2015
    London, UK
    October 7, 2016
    European Premiere
  • IDFA 2015
    Amsterdam, Netherlands
    November 21, 2015
    Netherlands Premiere
Director Biography - Adam Bhala Lough

Adam Bhala Lough is an American film director, screenwriter, and documentary filmmaker from Fairfax, Virginia. Specializing in independent films, several of Lough's films have been selected as part of the Sundance Film Festival, and he holds the distinction of being the only filmmaker to have a feature film and a documentary in the film festival, as well as a screenplay selected for the annual Sundance Screenwriter's Lab.

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