Sergio profiled this film in May 2011, asking if any of you would actually want to see it, based on the trailer that was embedded within the post.
It didn’t quite catch on, but it was later acquired by Indie distribution company Screen Media Films to release as 1 of 7 titles on its 2012 theatrical slate, which was unveiled in January.
And it looks like that day has come, as I just got word that the film will make its theatrical premiere in NYC on April 20th at the reRun Gastropub Theater.
Directed by Damon Russell from a script penned by Chris Knittel and Curtis Snow, Snow On Tha Bluff’s synopsis reads:
The Story of Atlanta robbery boy and crack dealer, Curtis Snow, who stole a camera from some college kids in a dope deal and made a documentary about his life.
The question of course is whether it’s real, as in a documentary or docu-drama, or whether it’s a *fake* or a mockumentary in the same mold as those Hollywood hoax flicks like Paranormal Activity and The Last Exorcism…
I dunno… I haven’t seen it.
Snow On Tha Bluff premiered at last year’s Slamdance Film Festival, and later screened at the Atlanta Film Festival, where it was reported that some audience members were unsure of the authenticity of a scene in which a kid puts his hands into a pile of cocaine with a razor blade in it, causing a bit of a public raucus, which lead to a police investigation.
Or was that report also a *fake* and a marketing ploy by the filmmakers?
Regardless, you folks in NYC will get to see it when it’s released in 2 weeks.
In the meantime, watch the trailer below if you haven’t already seen it,. and decide for yourselves: