SCREENINGat SHOOTERS: $100 & a T-Shirt: A Documentary About Zines in the Northwest

51 min  -  Documentary  -  2004 (USA) 51 min – Documentary – 2004 (USA)

Four years in the making, the third version of this mildly exciting talkie/video features newer, cleaner, re-mastered audio, a new history section, and 50 new visual shots & pieces of archive material to break up the talking heads. Includes two brand new bonus short documentaries“Tennessee State Prison” and “Record Playerz”. A cultural analysis of what causes zine makers to tick; what the hell zines are, why people make zines, the origin of zines, the resources and community available for zine makers, and the future of zines. Interviews with about 70 zine makers, ex-zine makers, and readers from the northwest. Featuring footage of the Portland Zine Symposium, a zine bicycle tour of Portland, and activities bringing zine culture to life. An original documentary culled from over 64 hours of footage. Best suited for people with a new interest in zines, pros, and novices. The video sparks untapped creativity and new interest into zine making and reading. Artwork by Cristy Road and music by J Church and Defiance, OH! Created by Basil Shadid, Rev. Phil Sano, Nickey Robo, and Joe Biel. 51 minutes with 47 minutes of bonus material.

*** Winner of Microcinema Fest “Best Documentary” Award!