5th CUFF.Docs 2017

November 16-19, 2017

15th Calgary Underground Film Festival

April 16-22, 2018
November 17: 9:30PM

details

Documentary

49 minutes

credits

Director
Michael Melamedoff

Executive Producers
Michele Armour (PGA)
Hari Kondabolu
Isaac Horne
David Martin
Jon Thoday
Richard Allen-Turner

Producers
Michael Melamedoff
Michael J. Cargill

Edited by
Rebecca Beluk

Additional Editing by
Kristen Huntley

Animation by
David Ahuja - Amoeba Labs

Official website:
http://www.trutv.com/shows/the-problem-with-apu/index.html

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The Problem With Apu

United States, 2017 : Canadian Premiere
Nov. 17 9:30 PM
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description

In The Problem with Apu, South Asian-American comedian Hari Kondabolu confronts his long-standing “nemesis” Apu Nahasapeemapetilon – better known as the Indian convenience store owner on The Simpsons. Featuring Utkarsh Ambudkar, Aziz Ansari, W. Kamau Bell, Samrat Chakrabarti, Shilpa Davé, Noureen DeWulf, Whoopi Goldberg and Dana Gould.

DIRECTOR'S BIO
Michael is a director of narrative and documentary films. His past projects include WEAKNESS [2010], THE EXHIBITIONISTS [2012] and most recently, the branded digital series HEIRLOOM [2016] for executive producer Kevin Kinsella (JERSEY BOYS). THE PROBLEM WITH APU is his latest film [2017].

screened with a short film

This, My Favorite Mural

United States, 2017, 11 min, Director Michael Arcos

An amateur German female filmmaker becomes infatuated with a tire shop's mural. She decides to attempt to find the artist who painted the mural and makes her first documentary film.