Carpet Cowboys + How To With John Wilson + Shoes Off short film
Director: Emily MacKenzie, Noah Collier Run Time: 145 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2023
The unsung creators behind the psychedelic carpets lining casinos, offices, and hotel hallways. Chief among these textile honchos is Roderick James, a Scottish expat with a self-styled outlaw-country manner—and countless schemes to grab himself a larger share of the American dream.
“I wish more documentaries were like this.” John Wilson, HBO’s How to with John Wilson
“If Errol Morris (circa Vernon, Florida), Ricky Gervais and Christopher Guest, after a night of heavy drinking in 1990, having reckoned with the burden of the death of cinema, chipped in to make a movie together about carpets, this would be it. “ – Rick Alverson, Director of The Mountain, Entertainment, The Comedy
Plus! A sneaky peek at How to With John Wilson episode 304- “How to Watch the Game”
Plus again! – Shoes off: after a night out, two drunk best friends share just how much they care for each other. When Rick (Rick Darge) asks his buddy (Clayton Farris) to take his shoes off if he passes out, the night takes a weird turn when his friend obliges and embarks on a bizarre caring spree that seems to have no end.