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Booger Red
Austin Film Festival 2016

Booger Red, a hybrid film, blending documentary and narrative techniques, examines the convergence of memory, sexuality and the legal system through an investigation of this true Texas “crime.”        

Based on the 2009 Texas Monthly article, Across-The-Line, by Michael Hall, the film follows a veteran reporter searching for the truth behind the largest child-sex ring in Texas history. On his journey through the seedy underbelly of East Texas, he’s forced to confront his own history with abuse while he discovers that the allegations at the root of his investigation might have never happened.


Berndt Mader

Executive Producer: 

Johnny McAllister, David Gordon Green, Caroline Holloway, Lisa Muskat, Courtney Rainwater & Ben Steinbauer

Director of Photography: 

Lee Phelan


Sam Douglas