Triple Fisher Special Screening And Q&A With Director Dan Kapelovitz
Doors at 8pm
Film at 8:30pm followed by a Q&A with directer Dan Kapelovitz
A scathing critique/celebration of early-'90s tabloid culture, twenty years in the making! In 1992, a suburban New York teenager named Amy Fisher captured the national media's attention when she shot her lover's wife in the face. This sordid tale of underage sex, aggravated assault, and Joey Buttafuoco managed to spawn not one, not two, but three separate made-for-TV movies a television first. Drew Barrymore (The Amy Fisher Story), Alyssa Milano (Casualties of Love: The "Long Island Lolita" Story) and Noëlle Parker (Lethal Lolita Amy Fisher: My Story) all took stabs at portraying the disturbed young lady, yet a true on-screen depiction of Amy Fisher has never emerged until now. In this Rashomon of found footage film, director Dan Kapelovitz ("Threee Geniuses") mind-melds the multiple melodramas into one ultimate metadrama mashup.
Dan Kapelovitz grew up on the mean streets of unincorporated Arapahoe County in Colorado. He studied film at Wesleyan University, where his thesis film "The Bastard Son of a Virgin Whore" won the Frank Capra Award for Best Comedy. From 1996 to 2006, Kapelovitz produced nearly two hundred episodes of the highly influential experimental TV shows "Threee Geniuses" and "Kapelovision," while working numerous odd jobs, such as grocery delivery boy, human test subject, and Features Editor of Hustler Magazine. In describing Kapelovitz's first feature, "Threee Geniuses: The Re-Death of Psychedelia," the L.A. Weekly called Kapelovitz and his cohorts "postmodern psychedelic deconstructionists" and "auteurs of the last frontier of American free expression." Today, Kapelovitz is an attorney in Hollywood specializing in criminal law.
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