Cast: Brendon Paul, Pete “Big Elvis” Vallee, Ron Decar
A 960-pound Elvis impersonator becomes convinced he is Elvis Presley’s secret love child.
Brooklyn-born filmmaker Paul Stone started his career as a commercial editor at Ridley Scott Associates before transitioning to director. Big Elvis was his third world premiere at Tribeca: His previous film Mulberry appeared at the festival in 2016, and Man Under in 2015.
The 2018 Nitehawk Shorts Festival MUSIC DRIVEN program offers a series of short form documentaries that highlights music as vehicle for change, and follows individuals who use this power to overcome emotional, social and economic obstacles.