2016 | Trailer

Sweet Dillard

By Jim Virga
Produced by Dennis Scholl, Susan Stocker, Mike Stocker, Dia Kontaxis, and Jim Virga

2016 Suncoast Emmy,
Arts Program

Sweet Dillard

An inspiring story about Dillard High, one of America’s leading high school jazz bands and their charismatic leader, Mr. Dorsey.

Screenings & Awards

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, 2017

Miami International Film Festival, 2016

Brooklyn Film Festival, 2016

San Luis Obispo International Film Festival, 2016

Macon Film Festival, 2016

Harlem International Film Festival, 2016

Doc 10 Film Festival, 2016

WPBT, South Florida Public Television

American Public Television
Syndicated nationally on Public Television

Credits

Produced by
Dennis Scholl, Susan Stocker, Mike Stocker, Dia Kontaxis, and Jim Virga

Directed by
Jim Virga

Edited by
Dia Kontaxis

Cinematographers
Susan Stocker, Mike Stocker and Jim Virga

Special Thanks
Mr. Dorsey & the 2014 Dillard Center for the Arts Jazz Ensemble

Winner x3

Regional Emmy Award
Arts Program

Regional Emmy Award
Arts Program

The Last Resort Poster

The Last Resort

The story of two young photographers who set out to document the rapidly disappearing Jewish population on Miami’s South Beach.

Screenings & Awards

World Premiere
Miami Jewish Film Festival, 2018

Winner, Audience Award
DOC NYC, 2018

Toronto Jewish Film Festival, 2018

Rochester Jewish Film Festival, 2018

Cleveland Jewish Film Festival, 2018

JCC Manhattan, 2018

Quad Cinema, 2018

Theatrical Release

Credits

The Last Resort
A film by Dennis Scholl and Kareem Tabsch

Producer and Director
Dennis Scholl and Kareem Tabsch

Editor
Kareem Tabsch

Additional Editing
Ed Talavera

Director of Photography
Joey Daoud

Associate Producers
Joey Daoud and Marlon Johnson

Special Thanks
City of Miami Beach, Brandi Reddick

Distributed by
Kino Lorber