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A Pope John Paul II lollipop. An Elvis Presley shower curtain. A Princess Diana teacup. These are just some of the countless pieces of memorabilia that these pop culture icons’ most devoted fans collect and cherish… but why? Berman profiles these figures’ biggest fans and makes numerous pilgrimages to Vatican City, Graceland, and Kensington Palace. As the years go by, the film itself becomes increasingly entwined with Berman’s daily life and identity, much like how these officially-licensed knick-knacks define the fans she filmed.
Documentary, Pop Culture, Culture Vulture, Women and Film, Greg's List
Annie Berman, Sara Theriault, Andre Valentim Almeida, Matt Mankins, Sara Enid Hagey, Oliver David
John W. Sparks, Memphis Flyer
REMARKABLE. A FASCINATING EXAMINATION OF THREE CULTURAL ICONS AND HOW THEY ARE REMEMBERED...More than interviews with the faithful, Berman’s documentary delves into the quality of perceptions of fame. There are insights into how these global figures appeared to the public, the things they said, the ...
Monica Film Center 10.08.21 - 10.14.21
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