MKE Film ‘Cream City Cinema’ Preview: Psychopath

MKE Film ‘Cream City Cinema’ Preview: Psychopath

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While you're planning this week's must-sees at the Milwaukee Film Festival, don't forget about the Cream City Cinema series — still going on — featuring all Milwaukee made films.

 

Showing this Saturday is Psychopath, a bizarre documentary created by the Milwaukee based production company About Face Media.

 

Click the podcast player above to hear our interview with Director Manny Marquez.

 

Here's the synopsis from the The Cream City Cinema guide:

 

Oklahoma garbageman Victor Marquez has held a lifelong dream of creating grusome makeup effects for Hollywood movies, but life got in the way and Victor deferred his dream to start a family with the love of his life.  Twenty-five years later, husband and wide pool their life savings to purchase acreage where Victor will put together a haunted house that showcases his ghoulish talents, a risky business venture in rural Oklahoma where such celebreations of the macabre rasie the ire of locals who perpetuate racial stereotypes.  A documentary from Victor's nephew Manny, Psychopath is a portrait of a self-made entrepreneur following the American dream despite long odds.

 

The final screening of Psychopath is at Saturaday, October 4 at the Times Cinema.  The late afternoon matinee begins at 4:15 p.m.

 


 

WEB EXTRA:  Hear our extended interview with Marquez by clicking the Soundcloud player below:

 

 

 

And here's the trailer:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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