Charleston International Film Festival: Thursday, Block 1
Thu, Nov 5, 2015 at 3pm
Documentary (6 mins.) SC Premiere
Director: Ryan Peterson
Producers: Ryan Peterson and Travis Rummel
Synopsis: An open-pit mining boom is underway in northern British Columbia. The massive size and location of the mines—at the headwaters of major salmon rivers that flow across the border into Alaska—has Alaskans concerned over pollution risks posed to their multibillion dollar fishing and tourism industries. These concerns were heightened with the Aug 4, 2014, catastrophic tailings dam failure at nearby Mt. Polley Mine in BC's Fraser River watershed.
DOUBLE DIGITS: THE STORY OF A NEIGHBORHOOD MOVIE STAR
Documentary (75 mins.) SC Premiere
Director: Justin Johnson
Producer: Erik Beck
Cast: Richard Miller
Synopsis: In the spirit of American Movie, Double Digits introduces us to inspiring, fifty-year-old YouTuber Richard Miller as he directs himself and his cast of dolls and action figures in the weirdest zero-budget feature films you've never seen. His threshold for success? More than nine views.