Must-see! THE AMAZING JOHNATHAN DOCUMENTARY #AFIDOCS2019

Posted by Larry Gleeson

Among the thousands of documentaries made every year, this one stands out as something special, unlike anything you have ever seen before.

THE AMAZING JOHNATHAN DOCUMENTARY

Screening Tonight!

Director Ben Berman in attendance

An aging magician is dying. A young filmmaker flies to Vegas to follow him around, intending to create his debut feature film. A few weeks into production, it’s revealed there is another documentary crew also making a film about this dying magician, at the same time, with the same access. This hilarious, meta-referential film is a singular work of nonfiction, filled with surprising twists and turns along the way. Among the thousands of documentaries made every year, this one stands out as something special, unlike anything you have ever seen before. Operating on multiple levels of reality, this transcendent film explores filmmaker culpability, the potential traps and rewards of filmmaking and the nature of illusion. –Lane Kneedler

Get tickets here

Screen Shot 2019-06-20 at 2.35.16 PM

(Sourced from afi.com blog)

Advertisements

Leave a Reply