OCFF 2019 – American Movie 35MM Print!
Director: Chris Smith
1999, USA, 107 Mins., 35mm, Dolby, R
The Oak Cliff Film Festival is proud to bring a 20th Anniversary Screening of this cult-favorite documentary. Mark Borchardt, an aspiring filmmaker from a working-class Wisconsin background, is set on finishing his low-budget horror movie, despite a barrage of difficulties. Plagued by lack of cash, unreliable help and numerous personal problems, Mark wants to complete the film to raise funds for a more ambitious drama. With the assistance of his bumbling but loyal friend Mike Schank, Mark struggles to move forward, making for plenty of bittersweet moments.