chasing amy

Chasing Amy

Directed by Kevin Smith
U.S. | 97 | Narrative
113 minutes

In this Kevin Smith classic a pair of comic book authors named Holden (Ben Affleck) and Banky (Jason Lee), who live in New Jersey, have been best friends for 20 years. They spend their time working in their studio, and in the evenings they are going out. But their friendship is about to be disputed for the first time in their life, when a beautiful young lesbian woman named Alyssa (Joey Lauren Adams) enters their life and Holden falls in love with her. Now Holden has to deal with Banky's jealousy, and with his new girlfriend's very rich past. This film is presented at SLIFF in conjunction with the screening of the documentary feature “Chasing Chasing Amy.”