One hundred twenty-four features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 88th Academy Awards®. The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are: “Above and Beyond” “All Things Must Pass” “Amy” “The Armor of Light” “Ballet 422” “Batkid Begins” “Becoming Bulletproof” “Being Evel” “Beltracchi – The Art of Forgery” “Best of Enemies” “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” “Bolshoi Babylon” “Brand: A Second Coming” “A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez […]
NAME OF FILM: FINDERS KEEPERS
DIRECTOR(S): Bryan Carberry, J. Clay Tweel
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Colorful characters and surprising plot twists abound in this stranger-than-fiction tale about a small town feud over a severed human leg. On one side of the court case is the amputee himself, John Wood, who wants his own appendage back while trying to regain a foothold on the road to recovery. On the other side is Shannon Whisnant, the local entrepreneur who found the foot in a used grill that he bought at an auction and wants to cash in on the media attention.
The Orchard has released the poster and official trailer for the lost severed leg documentary FINDERS KEEPERS that premiered earlier this year at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and opening in select theaters on September 25th. FINDERS KEEPERS is directed by Bryan Carberry and Clay Tweel. When his amputated leg is discovered in a grill sold at a North Carolina auction, John Wood finds himself at the center of a worldwide media frenzy. Believing the new-found […]
The Traverse City Film Festival, founded, programmed, and run by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Michael Moore, just wrapped its 11th edition which ran July 29-August 2, 2015 in beautiful Traverse City, Michigan. The festival welcomed over 100,000 avid cinema lovers. “This year’s festival brought some of the best films we’ve ever had, and we had more filmmakers here to share the stories of those film with audiences than ever before. Everyone I’ve spoken with has their own special […]
Sundance Fest Documentary FINDERS KEEPERS Directed by Bryan Carberry and Clay Tweel Sets September Release Date
The documentary FINDERS KEEPERS directed by Bryan Carberry and Clay Tweel, and an Official Selection of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival will open in select theaters on September 25th. The documentary film follows the story that took place in 2007, when a severed human foot was discovered in a grill bought at a North Carolina auction. It only gets stranger from there. A few years back, tabloids across the world were thrilled to report how the […]
2015 Sundance NEXT FEST will present the Los Angeles premieres of six films from the 2015 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah at The Theatre at Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles August 7-9. Five films screen at the Theatre at Ace Hotel, paired with either a special music performance that embodies a shared artistic sensibility or with a special conversation between the filmmakers and the luminaries who inspired them and who will be announced […]
The Sarasota Film Festival announced its full line-up, including its Narrative Feature Competition, Independent Visions Competition, Documentary Feature Competition, its Sundance/Gate Foundation Shorts, its Centerpiece and Spotlight films, and its Best of the Web Program for the 2015 Festival taking place April 10th Through April 19th, 2015. Emmy Award and two-time Golden Globe Award-Winning British-American actress Jane Seymour (LIVE AND LET DIE, “Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman”) will be in attendance to showcase Evangelos Giovanis and […]
The Sun Valley Film Festival unveiled its film lineup and will honor Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood with its inaugural Lifetime Vision Award at the 4th annual Festival, March 4-March 8, 2015.