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Film Screening : The New 8-bit Heroes

Special screening as a part of Nottingham International Film Festival

The new 8-bit heroes

Director: Joseph Granato IV (USA)
Runtime: 110 Minutes


What is the value of the ambitions we discard in our childhood?
What becomes of the juvenile interests that are sacrificed as part of our rite of passage into maturity?
What happens when those ambitions are reintroduced into our adult lives?

Upon a visit to his former home in Central New York, Sarasota filmmaker Joe Granato discovered a box of sentimental artifacts. Among them were forgotten illustrations, designed by he and other eight-year-old neighborhood friends, of concepts for a video game for the original 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System. After revelling in nostalgia, he decided it might be fun to try to realise those ambitions.

Earlier Event: October 5
Later Event: October 6
Plumbing the Death Star Live!