Mockumentary Mister America has world premiere
Monday, October 7, 2019
Friday evening, California as part of 's Beyond Fest film festival. Mister America is a continuation of the elaborate multimedia universe of and 's web series . Wikinews attended the premiere.had its world premiere at in ,
The film follows a fictionalized version of comedian Tim Heidecker who hosts the absurd and shallow On Cinema film review Web series with purported film expert Gregg Turkington. When Heidecker narrowly avoids a murder conviction, he sets out to run for District Attorney ofand fails to even be on the ballot.
The premiere was accompanied by a question-and-answer session moderated by Canadian comedian, delving into the logistics of shooting with a five-person crew over the course of three days on a shoestring budget. Fans in the audience probed the stars about their comedic backgrounds, including Turkington's alias of insult comedian and Heidecker's interest in political comedy.
In addition to the cast of the film, additional On Cinema alumni including Alessandro Serradimigni,, and Manuel Giusti were in attendance.
The Beyond Fest 2019 continues through October 8 and Mister America debuts to a wider audience on October 9.
- Scott Feinblatt. "Oliver Stone, Richard Stanley, ’80s Horror and ’70s Blaxploitation Highlight Beyond Fest 2019" — , September 19, 2019
- Bret Lang. "Magnolia Nabs Mister America, Political Comedy from On Cinema Creators (EXCLUSIVE)" — , July 1, 2019
- Chris Kopcow. "Navigating On Cinema’s Giant, Underground Universe" — , February 27, 2019
- "2019 Films" — , October 7, 2019 (date of access)