Doc/Fest 2019: The Amazing Johnathan Documentary
From the archive
This film was last shown on 11 June 2019
In 2014 the subversive magician John Edward Szeles AKA Amazing Johnathan was given a year to live, but lives on. Ben Berman embarks on making a film about him but it becomes trickier than anticipated. With familiar faces such as Weird Al Yancovic and Eric Andre joining this hall of mirrors, this is an incredibly entertaining documentary, full of twists.
- Ben Berman
- 91 mins