For the last regular day of class yesterday, we watched the first 10 minutes or so of Jonathan Caouette’s stunning “Tarnation”, a small, personal film made for no money that went on to secure international distribution and screen at festivals from Cannes, to Sundance. And for the feature screening yesterday, I decided to show Susan Buice and Arin Crumley‘s accomplished and endearing “Four Eyed Monsters”. Susan and Arin (pictured right) joined us in class for a lenghtly discussion about how they made this unique look at love and their own relationship, blending narrative and non-fiction to tell their story. I thought that the students might find their film inspiring and their stories about making and trying to release the film eye-opening.
Films like “Four Eyed Monsters”, not to mention other recent favorites of mine like “The Puffy Chair” and “Cavit