21st Calgary Underground Film Festival

April 18-28, 2024

12th CUFF.Docs Documentary Film Festival

November 2024

Mister Organ

New Zealand, 2022 : Alberta Premiere
Archives 2023
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In Cinema Globe Cinema
Sat, Apr 22 4:45 PM Buy

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Live-Virtual Q&A with Director David Farrier

Journalist and filmmaker David Farrier (TICKLED, DARK TOURIST) unwittingly stumbles into a game of cat and mouse with a mystery man creating havoc in his neighbourhood, wheel clamping cars at a local antique store.

That clamper was Michael Organ, and little did Farrier know that delving deeper into who Organ really is, would be a thrilling and tension filled three year long investigation — unearthing a trail of multiple court cases, inflated claims of royal bloodlines, ruined lives, and at least one stolen boat.

OFFICIAL SELECTION
Fantastic Fest 2022

DIRECTOR'S BIO
David has always been drawn to the stranger side of life. After failing miserably to get into medical school, he abruptly changed trajectory and graduated with a journalism degree in 2005. His first feature documentary, TICKLED, launched at Sundance 2016 to critical acclaim. In 2018 David hosted and executive produced DARK TOURIST, an 8-part Netflix Original documentary that saw him explore the ethically murky world of "dark tourism" around the globe. David writes popular Substack newsletter Webworm, and co-hosts the monthly podcast “Armchaired and Dangerous” with Dax Shepard and Monica Padman, which explores conspiracy theory culture. David is based between Los Angeles and Auckland, New Zealand.

press for Mister Organ

"A study in sociopathy, as the filmmaker and his gaslighting subject play mind games."
- Projected Figures
"Another disturbing, perplexing, larger-than-life yet unshakeably authentic slice of life, and another piece of proof that humanity's worst impulses will always seep out any way they can."
- Concrete Playground

screened with a short film

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The (Other) 700 Club

2022, 9 m 47 s, United States, Director Araque Blanco

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Documentary

English
96 minutes

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Director
David Farrier

Executive Producers
Ant Timpson
Bobby Allen
Efe Cakarel

Producers
David Farrier
Alex Reed
Emma Slade

Cinematographer
Dominic Fryer

Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/misterorgan/

Twitter:
https://twitter.com/davidfarrier

Official website:
https://www.fireflyfilms.co.nz/

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