Who Let the Dogs Out

1 Hr. 1 Min.

2019
Screening format: DCP

Sponsored by: Associated Bank

Producer Aly Kelly in attendance for 10/27 & 10/28 screenings!

Who Let the Dogs Out may be one of those novelty songs that you never think about until it gets stuck in your head, but it has one of the strangest secret origins in music history. In an NPR-like pop-culture history excavation, Ben Sisto weaves a tale about gender, race, cultural appropriation, showbiz, and (of course) legal battles. But most of all, this is a story about the power of influence, and how it often stretches back much further than we realize.

 

"Behold the cinematic TEDtalk you never knew you needed."
- Should I See It
 
"Brent Hodge and Ben Sisto approach their subjects seriously and layout a fascinatingly tangled web. In doing so, they've crafted a riveting must-watch."
- Film Threat
 
"Who Let The Dogs Out offers quite the history behind the song but good luck with getting it out of your head."
- Solzy at the Movies


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