Morgan Spurlock's New Short Doc Celebrates Downtown Las Vegas

Morgan Spurlock, Gini Reticker and the filmmaking team of Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady have directed three short films celebrating small businesses. The films have been co-produced by Tribeca Digital Studios and American Express. The films will debut today on a number of cable on-demand platforms, reaching more than 40 million homes, that includes Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Verizon, Cablevision and Cox. They will also appear on Brighthouse, Vimeo, the TV app American Express Now, the American Express YouTube Channel and American Express Open Forum, an online community for small businesses.The short docs include Spurlock’s The Downtown Project, which looks at small businesses emerging in Las Vegas; Retricker’s Buffalo Returns, focusing on a Native American reservation where a new energy bar is created; and Ewing and Grady’s A Dream Preferred, a portrait of Baltimore ice cream purveyors the Taharka Brothers.