Nov. 14: Holy Rollers
Holy Rollers is a 2011 documentary by filmmaker Bryan Storkel. This is Storkel's directorial debut, and his second feature film endeavor. He also served as DP and Editor on the documentary Strictly Background, which studied Hollywood through the eyes of movie extras. Bryan was born and raised in Seattle and now lives in L.A. with his wife and two daughters.
Plot Summary: Holy Rollers follows the rise of arguably the largest and most well-funded blackjack team in America, made up entirely of churchgoing Christians. While they succeed in taking millions from casinos, how will they manage to find a place for faith and God in the arena of high stakes gambling?
This screening is part of the Film & Media Studies Program's Cinema Arts Series. Q&A to folllow.