40th NW Filmmakers’ Fest Highlights: CAMERA SHY

Camera Shy

Larry (Nicolas Wright) is an unprincipled city councilman who doesn’t mind a little fraud and infidelity if it advances his political career and strokes his ego. Soon, however, he notices an uncanny cameraman documenting his every move and misdeed. Larry’s psychiatrist suggests that the cameraman is a manifestation of his subconscious, whose purpose is to make Larry own up to his bad behavior and change his ways. But owning up to the truth of his life, which now includes not only a broken marriage but an accidental homicide, proves too much for Larry’s ego to handle. He comes to the only other conclusion he can live with—that he’s a character in a movie. Now if only he can find an ending that works…. “A low-budget wonder that’s inventive and very funny.”—The Vancouver Observer. (91 mins.)

Our Festival sponsors and supporters include The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, the James F. & Marion L. Miller Foundation, LAIKA, Art Works, Oregon Cultural Trust, smart center Portland, Wieden + Kennedy, McMenamins, Pro Photo Supply, The Jackson Foundation, Willamette Week, Mission Control, Kind Healthy Snacks, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Honest Tea, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., Funnelbox Production Studios, Koerner Camera Systems, Oregon Film, Stumptown Coffee Roasters, KZME, and Poster Child Events.

CAMERA SHY screens Wednesday, November 13 at 7pm at McMenamins’ Mission Theater as part of the 40th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival.

Tickets are available here or at the door.

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