In 1969, George Lucas and Francis Ford Coppola had a dream: to start their own studio outside of the Hollywood system. A studio where their friends could get together and work on each other’s films. A hippy commune so to speak but without the hippies or the drugs. But the movies they planned on using to fund the endeavor bombed at the box office. Coppola stayed independent and Lucas became the system they hated. Join us as we get granular with the shattered hopes and dreams of American Zoetrope!

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