Film and TV

The duo behind Shut Up, Little Man! on the subjectivity of documentaries and the death threat that was cut from the film

When Eddie Guerriero and Mitch Deprey began taping their neighbors' drunken fights in 1987, they had no idea the tapes would become a cult phenomenon. But they did. Matthew Bate's documentary Shut Up, Little Man! An Audio Misadventure (opening today at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax) chronicles the spread of the phenomenon, and in turn brings up questions of the morality of recording your neighbors without their knowledge. We spoke with Guerriero and Deprey about this accused exploitation, the subjectivity of documentaries and the death threat that was cut out of the film.
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