SF Indie Fest: THE MANHATTAN FRONT
First show: February 10
In 1915, a German saboteur comes to Manhattan. Co-opting progressive labor politics, he provokes a neutral America into World War I. This fantastical film, is not a period piece. It is not a re-enactment. This is an occupation; a poetic speculation — a play. In this hybrid art film, as history plays itself out between the staged and the archival, fact and fiction unmask one another to tell a story of the corruption America’s innocence.
Directed by Cathy Lee Crane. 85 minutes. USA. 2018.
SF Indie Fest: THE MANHATTAN FRONT: Upcoming Showtimes