THE COMEDY (2012, Rick Alverson, 94 min. Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim) On the cusp of inheriting his father’s estate, Swanson is a man with unlimited options… As Swanson grows restless of the safety a sheltered life offers him, he tests the limits of acceptable behavior, pushing the envelope in every way he can.
LIBERTY KID (2007, Ilya Chaiken, 92min. Al Thompson, Kareem Savinon) Two young friends struggle to survive after losing their jobs at the Statue of Liberty tourist site due to 9/11. Derrick, courted by Army recruiters, seeks a life outside of their Brooklyn neighborhood, while Tico leads him on a detour into the street-hustling life.
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