The Motel Life
- Directed By: Alan and Gabe Polsky
- 85 Minutes
- Sunday, April 20, 2014 6:30 p.m.
The film is based on the critically acclaimed novel by Willy Vlautin. Vlautin, a novelist and musician, will be attending the screening and answer audience questions after the film. Vlautin has published four novels -- THE MOTEL LIFE (2007), NORTHLINE (2008), LEAN ON PETE (2010) and THE FREE (2014). Vlautin founded the band Richmond Fontaine in 1994. The band has produced nine studio albums to date and were inducted into the Oregon Music Hall of Fame in 2013. Vlautin is originally from Reno, Nevada and currently resides in Scappoose, Oregon.
The screening of the film and appearance by Willy Vlautin were made possible by Polsky Films, Indiana University Cinema and Visit Bloomington.