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Certified Fresh Rotten Tomatoes
WINNER Grand Jury Prize - Best Documentary SXSW 2021
WINNER Audience Award - Best Documentary San Francisco Intl Film Festival 2021

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LILY TOPPLES THE WORLD follows 20-year old sensation Lily Hevesh – the world’s most acclaimed domino toppler and the only girl in her field – as she rises as an artist, role model, and young woman.
 
Filmed for over 3 years across countless cities and featuring appearances by Jimmy Fallon, Katy Perry, Will Smith, YouTuber Casey Neistat, and a steady stream of Gen-Z creators, LILY TOPPLES THE WORLD is a coming-of-age story cloaked within a unique portrait of an artist, a story of how passion and creativity can make dreams come true, and an unlikely American tale of a quiet Chinese adoptee who transforms into a global artistic force with over 1 billion YouTube views.  

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"An undeniable crowdpleaser!
An uplifting coming-of-age tale about embracing whatever it is that makes you different." 
–SlashFilm
 

“A documentary that is so pleasing with a journey so endearing… 
The rare non- cynical modern documentary about influencer culture.” – RogerEbert.com

“An incredibly encouraging film about a wonderful wunderkind.” – Film Inquiry

“Captivating. Uplifting. Charming.” –Austin Chronicle

“Joyous... An exciting exploration of the world through the eyes of Lily Hevesh.” – The Film Stage

“I could watch Lily Topples The World over and over again!” -Film Threat

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For Discovery+

Jessica Driscoll, VP Communications
jessica_driscoll@discovery.com
 

For press inquiries

Lee Meltzer, Rogers and Cowan PMK
Lee.Meltzer@rogersandcowanpmk.com
 

To contact Jeremy: jeremy@wheelhousenyc.com

LILY HEVESH

Lily Hevesh (22) is a professional Domino Artist and YouTube creator known as Hevesh5. She designs, builds, and topples thousands of dominoes to create beautifully intricate chain reactions. Her work has been viewed over 1 billion times on YouTube  where she has over 3 million subscribers.

 

JEREMY WORKMAN

Jeremy Workman is the director of the documentaries The World Before Your Feet (2018), Magical Universe (2015) and others. The World Before Your Feet played in US theaters for nearly 6 months and currently sits at 100% on RottenTomaotes.  A two-time Emmy nominee, Jeremy is also known for his editing as the creative director of Wheelhouse Creative.