Alien Boy: The Life and Death of James Chasse is a feature-length documentary film that chronicles one man’s struggle with schizophrenia and examines the actions of the police officers responsible for his death, exposing a city grappling with accountability in the death of an innocent, unarmed man.
"Infuriating, tragic, heartbreaking and incendiary in equal measures... plays out like a horror film and leaves you absolutely breathless."
~ AP Kryza, Willamette Week
“Alien Boy is a triumph — and an emotional bulldozer.”
~ John Chandler, Portland Monthly
“Lavishly made, Alien Boy is a visually sumptuous, riveting narrative.”
~ Anne Richardson, Oregon Movies, A to Z
“Brian Lindstrom's Alien Boy packs a horrifying punch: intimate, terrible & true.”
~ Shawn Levy, The Oregonian