Mole Man


The Main 2 Sat, Apr 21, 2018 1:30 PM
The Main 2 Sun, Apr 22, 2018 11:45 AM
Uptown Theatre Wed, Apr 25, 2018 5:00 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$14.00
Youth (25 & Under/Box Office Only):$8.00
Film Info
Guest Attending:Yes
Premiere Status:Minnesota Premiere
Programs:New American Visions
Health & Wellness
Culture & Society
Release Year:2017
Runtime:87 min
Website:Official Website
Director:Guy Fiorita
Co-Director:Guy Fiorita
Producer:Alexander Yves Brunner
James Connolly
James DeJulio
Nicholas Ferrall
Cassidy Hartmann
Caleb Light-Wills
Amy Nauiokas
Nigel Sinclair
Vinay Singh
Lesley Worton
Cinematographer:Guy Fiorita
Screenwriter:Cassidy Hartmann
Editor:Guy Fiorita
Robert Martinez
Duncan Adam
Composer:Thomas Rutishauser
Duncan Adams


Special Guest Guy Fiorita Attending

In the inspirational documentary Mole Man, Ron Heist is 66 years old, autistic and a gifted craftsman living in Western Pennsylvania. He spends his days building an intricate, 50-room, maze-like structure made of found materials in his parents’ backyard. Following the death of his father, his 90-year-old mother, siblings, and friends are unsure of what to do next and what may be best for Ron going forward. Wanting to keep Ron in his home, his friends hatch an idea to find a “hidden mansion” that may hold untold treasure, which Ron insists resides in the neighboring forest.

Ron and director Guy Fiorita first met while filming an episode of the History Channel show American Pickers, which led to the creation of Mole Man. A part of the “Lost Generation” of undiagnosed autistic individuals, Ron’s story is one of perseverance, innovation and the power of family.

Director Biography

Guy  Fiorita Guy Fiorita is an American filmmaker, producer and editor. He has worked in the television industry on a diverse range of projects, including What the Sell!? (’11) and American Restoration (’11). Mole Man is his feature-documentary debut.


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