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Misfire: The Rise and Fall of the Shooting Gallery (2013)

"Misfire: The Rise and Fall of The Shooting Gallery", is a documentary about the independent film company responsible for art-house hits "You Can Count On Me" and "Laws of Gravity". It was ... See full summary »

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"Misfire: The Rise and Fall of The Shooting Gallery", is a documentary about the independent film company responsible for art-house hits "You Can Count On Me" and "Laws of Gravity". It was a company that rose to the top echelons of the independent film scene in the 90s before financial risk-taking caused its spectacular crash. In 1991 a group of young filmmakers banded together in a NYC loft to make personal films at a time when the "golden age of independent film" was underway with the emergence of the Sundance Film Festival. As independent film became a household word, The Shooting Gallery found ultimate success with the Academy Award winning, "Sling Blade". But success came at a cost. Many of the original founders of The Shooting Gallery left as business self-interest replaced the earlier common purpose. Soon the Shooting Gallery was rapidly becoming a "new media" company whose very expansion was being funded by Wall Street money generated by the Internet craze of the go-go 90's. ... Written by Whitney Ransick

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