A young man (Matthew Gray Gubler) attends the funeral of his biological father, a man he never knew, only to meet a mysterious, quirky stranger (Jere Burns), who claims to have been best friends with his dad. The two set out on a comic adventure, helping one pursue the love of his life while the other leaves a trail of broken hearts and bank accounts in his wake.
Check out an encore screening of Hot Air as part of our Jury Award Series on March 28th at the Violet Crown Cinema. Click here to purchase tickets!
Christopher Roldan, the film’s editor, will be joining us for a Q&A after the screening!
Christopher Roldan has a Political Science degree from Berkeley and a Film degree from The University of Texas at Austin. He has worked in post-production in Austin, New York and Hollywood for over fifteen years. Roldan was Assistant Editor on Richard Linklater’s 2015 Golden Globe winner BOYHOOD, Associate Editor on the 2011 Palme d’Or winning Terrence Malick film, THE TREE OF LIFE, and Editor of Malick’s TO THE WONDER, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival. He has edited television shows for HBO, Jerry Bruckheimer Television, TNT, TLC, Lifetime, Nat Geo and the Discovery Channel. Chris is a member of the Motion Picture Editor’s Guild as well as the Academy of TV Arts and Sciences. In 2015, Roldan was voted by UT alumni as one of the top 10 professors in Alcalde Magazine’s “Texas Ten”. Most recently, Christopher edited the documentary A BRAVE HEART: THE LIZZIE VELASQUEZ STORY which won the 2015 SXSW Film Festival Audience Award and STORIES WOMEN TELL, which had its premiere at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival and will air on HBO this Fall.