|, January 1, 2000 These shows have toured internationally and been presented by The Barbican, BAM Next Wave, The Walker Art Center, The Melt Down Festival, Big Ears Festival, and dozens of other festivals and museums. and to receive email from Rotten Tomatoes and Fandango. Don’t worry, it won’t take long. The neighborhood they live in is a close-knit one, but with out-of-control elements, and after a couple of people die in corner shootouts, residents take to the streets, calling for a stop to the violence. Please click the link below to receive your verification email. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King December 17, 2003. One of the year's best documentaries...a gift. Christine'a braids Chris' hair, braids P.J. and the Terms and Policies, Mr. Olshefski doesn’t pry too intrusively into their lives. And every Friday night, the rappers show up to freestyle in the basement. The gentle, persistent rhythm of the film's pacing subtly underlines the family's continual push forward against all odds and since you feel so incredibly lucky to spend any time in their company. The Quest: Official Clip - Mongolian Backbreaker, The Quest: Official Clip - Underground Fight, The Quest: Official Clip - The Final Fight Begins, The Quest: Official Clip - Clown vs. https://soundcloud.com/2300pj-698904395 [The Raineys are] fascinating subjects to say the least and director Jonathan Olshefski couldn't have made them more interesting if he'd written them. Just leave us a message here and we will work on getting you verified. An intimate documentary film that captures ten years in the life of a family living in North Philadelphia.

Its power lies in its attention to the drama of everyday existence, and Mr. Olshefski’s sharp eye for character. Tthe family members - Quest; his rock-solid wife, Christine'a; and their teenage daughter P.J., who gains in character and complexity as she grows up before our eyes-are too individualized to represent anything but their own determination and decency. Don’t worry, it won’t take long. It's a safe space where all are welcome, but this creative sanctuary can't always shield them from the strife that grips their neighborhood. We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future. | Rating: 5/5 Regal

The neighborhood cops are there, too, holding paper plates of food, and laughing in admiration at P.J.

A high school wrestler in Spokane, Washington has trouble focusing on his training regimen when a beautiful young drifter takes up temporary residence at his home. Beginning at the dawn of the Obama presidency, parents Christopher campaign speech, and their faces recoil in disgust. All Critics (21) | Rating: 4/4 I’ve been doing studio recordings for people for almost 20 years with local celebrities like Ron Geez, D Mack Kings, and our very own 23P. I'm probably the oldest studio fixture in my area with tons of music just waiting to be heard from past and present artists!

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QUEST is a sponsored project of IFP (www.ifp.org). It does. The Best TV Shows About Being in Your 30s. How a ten-year-journey become of of this Sundance's best documentaries, • Roger Ebert.com, Sasha Kohan, January, 30, 2017 With Matthew Modine, Linda Fiorentino, Michael Schoeffling, Ronny Cox. Freestyle Friday venues weekly since 2012! Children sit on the sidewalk outside the basement windows, trying to hear what's going on. His debut feature documentary, QUEST was nominated for two News and Documentary Emmys in 2019. The Raineys themselves make no such claim: They take pride in the normalcy of their lives. Through eight years of filming ... the director discovers an everyday American story of extraordinary strength. Devoid of any political posturing or editorial agenda, Quest is a jarring and gentle testament to the powers of family and individual kindness. Review: ‘Quest’ Is a Moving Portrait of an American Family. This 10-digit number is your confirmation number.

We get to know the family's routines. The Everquest hip hop artists, including Price, do welcome-home raps for P.J. You can view his portfolio here: olshefski.org. Beginning at the dawn of the Obama presidency, parents Christopher "Quest" Rainey, and his wife, Christine'a "Ma Quest" Rainey raise a family while navigating the poverty and strife that grips their neighborhood. Please enter your email address and we will email you a new password. | Top Critics (19) To audiences who experience the love in the story and reflect it back.

Doc Stars of the Month: Christopher 'Quest' and Christine'a 'Ma Quest' Rainey, Jonathan Olshefski's 'Quest'.

By opting to have your ticket verified for this movie, you are allowing us to check the email address associated with your Rotten Tomatoes account against an email address associated with a Fandango ticket purchase for the same movie. It's not that the film doesn't make its points. Cinemark in to many different avenues hard core, new jack. Politics is part of their world, and some of the issues that have recently galvanized public debate — health care, addiction, crime, tensions between the police and African-American citizens — figure prominently in “Quest.” Gun violence affects the Raineys with direct and traumatic force, disrupting the film’s calm, contemplative rhythm. Cinemark "Freestyle Fridays" are a tradition in the neighborhood, the one night of the week when hopeful hip-hop artists—or anyone who can put some rhymes together—hang out and let off steam at the mic. |, January 1, 2000 Also there is a great villain in this movie too.

Moments like these speak to people's basic humanity and, combined with the Rainey clan's refusal to suffer defeat, give us reason to be optimistic. Chris walks P.J. The percentage of users who rated this 3.5 stars or higher. | Rating: 3.5/4 |, February 23, 2018 | Fresh (3) |, February 21, 2001 Christopher and Christine’a Rainey in the documentary “Quest,” directed by Jonathan Olshefski. To strip the preconceptions away and simply watch as a family prevails against the stacked deck their country sustains to keep them down is to see an honest slice of America. They nurture a community of artists in their basement home music studio, but even this creative sanctuary can't always keep them safe. We are just a few days away from our national broadcast on PBS. Please click the link below to receive your verification email. A husband and wife live in an impoverished neighborhood in north Philadelphia while they raise their daughter and run a recording studio in their basement.

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There is no grand narrative or point to be hammered home; instead, Olshefski delivers a subtle, sincere and honest portrait of barely making ends meet in modern America. Filmed over the course of eight years, filmmaker Jonathan Olshefski chronicles the daily struggles and successes of the Raineys, an African-American family living in Philadelphia.