THE CATECHISM CATACLYSM

A Film By

Todd Rohal

Starring Steve Little & Robert  Longstreet

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IFC Midnight will release THE CATECHSIM CATACLYSM theatrically in New York, Los Angeles and across the country in October 2011.

Storytelling in all its forms is skewered in THE CATECHISM CATACLYSM. In this divinely bizarre and funny tale, wild characters infuse stories within stories until the lines between the Bible,Mark Twain, and campfire tales are hilariously blurred.

Father Billy (Steve Little), an eccentric young priest, is forced to take asabbatical by his superiors when he is discovered telling inappropriate parables to his flock.  Billy tracks down his high-school idol Robbie (Robert Longstreet), who begrudgingly agrees to a canoe trip.  On the water, the two men reminisce about Billy’s days as the keyboardist in a Christian band and Robbie’s as a guitarist for a metal band.  When night approaches, they realize they have lost their way–and that’s when things get weird.

Buoyed by commanding comedic performances by Steve Little (EASTBOUND & DOWN) and Robert Longstreet (GREAT WORLD OF SOUND) and deft handling by director Todd Rohal, THE CATECHISM CATACLYSM shines a light on the power of absurd fiction.   THE CATECHISM CATACLYSM is a production of Rough House Pictures (David Gordon Green, Danny McBride, Jody Hill).

TRT: 81 minutes

UPCOMING BAM CINEMAFEST SCREENINGS:

Festival Screening 1

Friday, June 17th @ 9:30pm

BAM ROSE CINEMAS

Festival Screening 2 (outdoor screening in conjunction with Rooftop Films)

Saturday, June 18th @ 8:00pm

Outdoor parking lot at BAM Cinematek

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