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Thursday, March 13 • 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Bootleg Wisconsin

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Katherine, a married Chicago Public School Teacher, spends part of her summer vacation visiting different outlet malls across the midwest. At her penultimate stop, in Pleasant Prairie Wisconsin she meets and starts a relationship with a boy, Billy, who works in one of the mall shops that is about to go out of business. Billy is a born again christian who still lives with his mother, who works at the local power plant, his brother, who is a police officer, and the brother's fiancee, who also works at the power plant. He also still has a relationship with his ex-girlfriend, Heather, who he also works with. The film contrasts this extended social network with Katherine's growing sense of isolation and Billy's feeling's of displacement within his family and community.As their time together draws to a close Billy takes Katherine for a walk in the woods where their relationship reaches a crisis point neither imagained. They must decide wether to go forward to the next stage of their lives or resist it.

Thursday March 13, 2008 1:30pm - 3:30pm CDT

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