Alien Boy: The Life And Death Of James Chasse
Alien Boy: The Life And Death Of James Chasse (2013)

Director Brian Lindstrom employs interviews, archival footage, and videotaped depositions to tell the tragic story of James Chasse, and once promising artist from Portland, Oregon whose lifelong battle with schizophrenia was cut tragically… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: February 15, 2013
DVD Release Date: March 24, 2014
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Jeff Albertson
Seattle Times

Despite the tragedy of the events, the film is inspiring in that it shows that witnesses and the public are willing to speak out in order to hold police and elected officials accountable.

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Kathy Fennessy
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)

There wasn't as much music content in the documentary as I had hoped, but there's value here for viewers interested in the intersection of the police, their training, and the way we treat the mentally ill.

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Jamie S. Rich

A lot of what we see and hear is stomach turning. Yet "Alien Boy" attempts to be fair. The judgments come from without, rather than within.

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