The comedy It's a Disaster will be one of the Marquee Screenings at this week's Austin Film Festival, screening Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Paramount. This the first time at Aff for filmmaker -- and former Longhorn -- Todd Berger. His documentary Don't Eat the Baby: Adventures at Post-Katrina Mardi Gras (Jette's review), played Aff in 2007, and he returned in 2009 with the hipster-noir comedy The Scenesters (Jette's review). In 2010, you might have seen him onstage at the script reading for The Hand Job.
I asked him a few questions via email about It's a Disaster, which premiered at Los Angeles Film Festival earlier this year.
Slackerwood: How did you conceive of the idea for this apocalyptic comedy?
- Elizabeth Stoddard
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