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The Dirties

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This clever and darkly comical mockumentary follows a pair of bullied teens who conflate fantasy with reality while making a revenge movie. Maverick Toronto filmmaker Matt Johnson (Nirvanna the Band the Show, Operation Avalanche) shot the film for only $10,000 at high schools across Toronto including Thornlea, Rosedale Heights and Etobicoke Collegiate. Winner of Slamdance’s Best Narrative Feature award in 2013, and Kevin Smith’s official endorsement as "the most important movie you will see all year.”

Filmmaker and star Matt Johnson will be joined onstage by actor Owen Williams for a Q&A following the film.

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“In such a cluttered cultural space, it feels so startlingly fresh, urgent, honest and real.”
Toronto Star
“A masterful blend of black humor and queasy dread…”
Los Angeles Times
“A shooter story that creeps up on you with humor and personality...”
IndieWire
Directed by: Matt Johnson
Featuring: Matt Johnson Owen Williams Krista Madison Shailene Garnett Alen Delain
Year: 2013 Runtime: 83 mins Rating: STC