Ha Ha, Remember Napster?

Filmmaker Alex Winter does. He’s taking us back to the late ’90s and the battle over peer-to-peer filing-sharing in Downloaded.

Downloaded follows the rise of Napster, as told by co-founders Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning, and the ensuing shitshow with the RIA, including lawsuits from Metallica and Dr. Dre. Judging by the trailer, it looks to be a little bit like The Social Network but without the Aaron Sorkin-penned quips.

According to Slashfilm, Downloaded will air at an unknown future date as an upcoming documentary on VH1’s Rock Docs. 

Here’s the trailer below:

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