|American Movie 1999 R, 107 min.|
Director: Chris Smith
Cast: Mark Borchardt, Mike Schank, Uncle Bill
This documentary won the grand jury prize at Sundance for its chronicle of behind-the-scene efforts of Mark Borchardt to make his horror flicks as he strives to become a low-budget cult hero.
|Storytelling 2001 R, 87 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Todd Solondz
Cast: Selma Blair, Paul Giamatti, John Goodman, Julie Hagerty, Mike Schank, Mark Webber, Noah Fleiss, Lupe Ontiveros, Leo Fitzpatrick, Robert Wisdom, Aleksa Palladino, Maria Thayer, Angela Goethals, Devora Rose, Nancy Anne Ridder
Divided into two sections, Todd Solondz first presents "Fiction," the story about white college student (Selma Blair) who finds that when she writes about an actual sexual encounter with her black professor, her work must be called fiction. The second story, "Nonfiction," involves an aspiring filmmaker (Mike Schank) who follows a high-school senior (Mark Webber) around with a video camera, capturing moments within his dysfunctional family.
|1. American Movie (1999)|
2. Storytelling (2001)
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