clerk. made me cry. Maybe it does the same for you. Kevin Smith’s documentary provides a compelling and inspiring look behind the scenes at Smith, revealing the often obscured influence of the multihyphenate. Directed by documentary filmmaker Malcolm Ingram, the film focuses on the community Smith nurtured through the View Askewniverse, the fictional universe spawned from his critically acclaimed debut clerks. In that respect, it is reminiscent of one of Ingram’s first documentaries, the phenomenal Gay bar in small town. But it also highlights the outer edges of that world, beyond Jay and Silent Bob and the like, to further emphasize Smith’s work as, to put it plainly, a champion of people. From executive producing: Good Will Hunting When he decided in 2017 to donate all future royalties from his Harvey Weinstein-made films to the nonprofit organization Women in Film, it proved time and again that Smith’s career is worth considering, celebrating and continuing to follow. 115 minutes.
Available on RAG