Today, we’re pleased to premiere the first Hot Sugar’s Cold World poster for Adam Bhala Lough‘s new documentary. The film follows the crazy adventures of a modern day music prodigy, Nick Koenig (Hot Sugar), who composes his music entirely out of sounds from the world around him. When he breaks up with his girlfriend (the internet-famous rapper Kitty), Koenig heads back to Paris, where he grew up, in search of unique sounds and beats.
Hot Sugar’s Cold World features appearances from a number of famous musicians and personalities including Neil deGrasse Tyson (Cosmos), Martin Starr (Silicon Valley), Jim Jarmusch (Broken Flowers, Only Lovers Left Alive), and former members of Das Racist. The film will have its world premiere on March 16th at SXSW Film Festival. Check out the poster below.
Here’s the official synopsis:
From internationally acclaimed filmmaker Adam Bhala Lough, and Executive Producers David Gordon Green, Danny McBride and Jody Hill, Hot Sugar’s Cold World is fly-on- the-wall look into the life of a modern-day Mozart, Nick Koenig (Hot Sugar) as he creates one-of-a-kind music made entirely out of sounds from the world around him. Nick lives every young musician’s dream, but when his internet- famous girlfriend, (rapper Kitty) goes on tour and they split, he flies to Paris where he grew up, to move on with his life, while hunting for increasingly unique and exotic sounds to sample and turn into beats. Through his journey, Hot Sugar goes on some crazy adventures, meets some fascinating people and learns what it takes to survive as an artist and a musician in 2015.!
With appearances by former members of Das Racist, legendary filmmaker Jim Jarmusch (Broken Flowers, Only Lovers Left Alive), the world’s most renowned Astrologist, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson (Cosmos on FOX) and comedian Martin Starr (HBO’s Silicon Valley) among a host of other musicians and personalities.
SXSW Screening Dates:
Monday, March 16
8:45PM – 10:12PM
320 E 6th St
Tuesday, March 17
11:00AM – 12:27PM
Alamo Lamar A
Thursday, March 19
2:00PM – 3:27PM
Hot Sugar to perform live in the theater after the world premiere