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Dallas VideoFest 27 wil present The Writer with No Hands. In this highly accessible and innovative micro-budget documentary, Dr. Matthew Alford aims to expose government interference in Hollywood movies by proving an acclaimed screenwriter was murdered.
The writer was working on a controversial script about real-life CIA bank jobs when he disappeared. Several months later his body was found in a California aqueduct - minus both his hands. Following years of research, Alford decides to visit L.A to prove it was an assassination. He persuades a filmmaker to join him and record the investigation.
The problem is that - just like the film industry Alford is trying to expose - the director has his own agenda, and when finally confronted about this he is forced to admit his intentions and turn the lens on himself.
Alamo Drafthouse Richardson
100 S. Central Expy.
Richardson, TX 75080
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