WHO’S IN IT?
(as themselves) Kiere Johnson, Bing Liu, Zack Mulligan
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Bing Liu (film debut), director, producer, cinematographer, editor; Diane Moy Quon (film debut), producer; Nathan Halpern (The Rider) and Chris Ruggiero (Hooligan Sparrow), composers; Joshua Altman (We Live in Public), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Filmmaker Bing Liu follows around three lifelong skateboarding friends in their Rust Belt hometown in an attempt to figure out why he and his own friends ran away from home when they were younger. As his subjects go through several life-altering episodes, Liu himself begins to learn the harsh facts…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
If an Oscar nomination and a 100% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes isn’t enough to convince you, then how about none other than former President Barack Obama personally recommending it as one of his favourite films from the past year?