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SHORTS IN COMPETITION: DOCUMENTARY

ROYAL AMERICAN

Directed by Michael Scalisi
SHORT DOCUMENTARY 8 Minutes World Premiere
FILM GUIDE ROYAL AMERICAN
A discarded Royal Typewriter from the 1930s is picked up from a trash heap and taken to a repair shop in the Flatiron Building. The subsequent letters written and the responses received, including one from President Clinton, makes this a magical typewriter, one that wistfully questions obsolescence.

Screening in Shorts Program: History Lessons
Documentary
About the Director(s)
MICHAEL SCALISI is a New York-based writer, director and photographer whose work has been exhibited in group shows in museums across the U.S. He has generated brand ideas for Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Abercrombie & Fitch, Banana Republic and Armani, and his voice has been featured in commercials. Royal American is his second TFF-selected short.

Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts In Competition: Documentary
  • Year:
    2013
  • Length:
    8 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
    USA
  • Premiere:
    World
Cast & Credits
  • Screenwriter:
    Michael Scalisi
  • Director:
    Michael Scalisi
  • Composer:
    Max Dean
  • Editor:
    Michael Scalisi
  • Producer:
    Julie B Kling, Alan Kling
  • Cinematographer:
    Alex Manette
  • Cast:
    Alex Manette, Josephine Scalisi, Michael Scalisi, Jose Linares, Ashley Stevenson, Ryan Biegen

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