The Banjo Project is a cross-media cultural odyssey: a major television documentary, a live stage/multi-media performance, and a website that chronicle the journey of America’s quintessential instrument—the banjo—from its African roots to the 21st century. It’s a collaboration between Emmy-winning writer-producer Marc Fields and banjo virtuoso Tony Trischka (the Project’s Music Director), one of the most acclaimed acoustic musicians of his generation.
When Oh, a loveable misfit from another planet, lands on Earth and finds himself on the run from his own people, he forms an unlikely friendship with an adventurous girl named Tip who is on a quest of her own.
Through a series of comic adventures with Tip, Oh comes to understand that being different and making mistakes is all part of being human, and together they discover the true meaning of the word HOME.
When grasping director Bobby Bowfinger finally finds the ‘perfect’ script, he decides to put everything on the line and give it a shot. Gathering a hodge-podge cast and armed with a handful of illegal immigrants, a tiny budget, and stolen equipment Bowfinger lacks just one thing… Hollywood’s hottest action star, Kit Ramsey. Bowfinger decides to shoot the film without Kit knowing he’s in it.