I have to hand it to Alex Karpovsky. Every time I attend a film festival, he's either acting in a movie playing there, or has directed one. This guy is always working. His hard work has really paid off on the boob tube recently, and you can watch this festival darling every week on the Lena Dunham-created, Judd Apatow-produced HBO show, Girls.
Alex is still on the move and will be premiering his fifth directorial feature (he also wrote and stars in the film), Red Flag. Starring as himself, Red Flag follows a self-involved independent filmmaker, Alex, who takes his film (Woodpecker, which Karpovsky actually made in 2008) on a 12-screening tour across the U.S. He hopes this journey of self-discovery will help him get over his recent (i.e. yesterday) ex-girlfriend. A coming-of-age story for a guy too old to be coming-of-age. Red Flag co-stars Onur Tukel (Septien), Jennifer Prediger (Uncle Kent), and Caroline White (Open Five). I haven't seen the film at the time this was written, but Karpovsky produces quality work, whether in front of the camera or behind, so I'm sure I'll be tossing it in the "great work, dude!" pile.
Alex and his team has sent us the first character posters for Red Flag, and you can check them out after the break. Red Flag is an Official Selection (Narrative Competition) of the 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival, and is having its World Premiere today at 9:50 p.m. at Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE.
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