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Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope (Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope)

Contemporary World Cinema

Morgan Spurlock / Feature Documentary / United States of America / 2011 / 88 min / Colour / HDCAM
In English / Arabic subtitles
Interests: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Comics
MENA Premiere
Rated: General Audiences. Suitable for ages 4 and up.

Screenings

  • Fri, Oct 28, 05:45 PM, ()
    Premium screening Tickets sales closed
    In Conversation: Morgan Spurlock to follow screening.
  • Sat, Oct 29, 01:00 PM, ()
    Tickets sales closed

Synopsis

A documentary exploring the dreams of fans making the annual pilgrimage to Comic-Con – a San Diego convention which began as a fringe comic book meet in 1970 and is now the pop culture event of the year. As we follow aspiring punters we also meet the people who turned their passions into professions including Stan Lee, Joss Whedon, Frank Miller and Matt Groening.

About the Directors

Born in West Virginia, USA, Morgan Spurlock studied film at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. His Academy Award®-nominated debut “Super Size Me” received worldwide critical and commercial success. His other documentary features are “Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden?”, “Freakonomics”, “The Greatest Movie Ever Sold” and “Comic-Con Episode IV:
A Fan’s Hope”.

Credits

Director
Morgan Spurlock
Screenwriter
Jeremy Chilnick, Morgan Spurlock
Producer
Jeremy Chilnick, Matthew Galkin, Morgan Spurlock, Thomas Tull
Editor
Tim K Smith, Tova Goodman
Executive Producer
Gil Champion, Harry Knowles, Stan Lee, Jack Selby, Benjamin Statler, Joss Whedon
Music
Jingle Punks
Cinematographer
Daniel Marracino
Distributor
Sixteen19
Cast
Holly Conrad, Chuck Rozanski, James Darling, Se Young Kang, Skip Harvey, Eric Henson

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