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My Big Fat Homeless Berkeley Movie

  • 52 mins
  • 51%
  • 17+
  • United States of America FlagUSUnited States of America
  • 2006
  • Documentaries

""My Big Fat Homeless Berkeley Movie" is a bizarre sort of triumph — at times very funny, and brutally sad, but never didactic or preachy. Shaw never appears or speaks in the film, which wanders plotlessly through eighteen vérité vignettes depicting individual lives on the street. Embracing the gonzo ethic of "shoot first and call what you hit the target," Shaw's documentary is cultural anthropology in the raw, capturing the exotic people, customs, and ideas of a subculture that hides in plain sight." ---East Bay Express Here, you'll meet Matthew Silver, explosive street theater technician, Allen "Scotty" Lange, immigrant and mental divergent, Mitch Mitchner, dedicated wingnut and couldn't be happier, Frank Chu of the 12 Galaxies conspiracy coverage and Patrick Lancelin's version of the Julia Butterfly Hill story.