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Singapore Cult & Underground Film Festival (SCUFF) 2016 - Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made [TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR]

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Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made

Director : Jeremy Coon, Tim Skousen
Cast : Ernest Cline, Casey Dillard.

2015 | USA | Documentary | English | 95 minutes | PG13 (Consumer advice: Some drug references)

NOTE: All tickets sold are non-refundable.
For more details about the film festival: http://scumcinema.com/events/scuff2016


Synopsis
In 1981, when Steven Spielberg’s RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK was released, it rocked the worlds of a trio of 11-year-olds from Mississippi. Just as Spielberg was paying loving homage to the pulp heroes and serial adventures of his childhood, so too did Chris Strompolos, Eric Zala, and Jayson Lamb embark on a tribute to Spielberg — by remaking RAIDERS, shot-for-shot! It took eight years but they pulled it off, and their reverent remake earned them the approval of Spielberg himself.

The picture is perfect — well, almost! The boys’ adaptation was missing one vital but impossible-to-replicate scene: the fight with the Nazis at the desert airfield. The unearthing of the lads’ labour of love reunited the three after years of distance, and attracted documentarians Tim Skousen (ZERO PERCENT) and Jeremy Coon (producer of NAPOLEON DYNAMITE). With the two real filmmakers on hand, the adult Chris, Eric and Jayson get a Kickstarter campaign going to complete their opus. What follows is an intimate, revealing portrait of close friends, emotional conflict, and the audacity to act on one’s dreams — all leading up, of course, to the big Nazi death-plane getting blown up!

IMPORTANT NOTES -- PLEASE READ
  • This is a special ticketed event. There will be no refunds for this film. Upon payment, simply turn up for the event and register with us.
  • You are allowed to purchase a maximum of 4 tickets per transaction. Seats are issued on a first-come, first-served basis (free seating arrangement).
  • "Raiders!" will start screening at 5PM on 27 March 2016. Please be at The Projector by 415PM to register and collect your wrist tags.
  • Ticket sales will close on 27 March at 10am.





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  • Title was changed to "Singapore Cult & Underground Film Festival (SCUFF) 2016 - Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made [TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR]". Diff 2016-03-26 23:15:00
Sun Mar 27, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM SGT
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Venue
The Projector [Green Room]
Tickets
SCUFF 2016 - Raiders!
[Non-Refundable Fee]
$13.00

On sale until Mar 27, 2016, 10:00:00 AM

Venue Address
6001 Beach Road Golden Mile Tower #05-00 Singapore 199589 Singapore
Organizer
Singapore Cult & Underground Film Festival (SCUFF) 2016
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