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The Rise And Fall Of Seattle Semi-Pro Cabaret Wrestling

Ross Reynolds interviews Ryan Harvie, co-director of a new documentary called "Bodyslam: Revenge of the Banana."

Between 2003 and 2009 a group called Seattle Semi-Pro Wrestling was packing dive bars in Seattle with gonzo wrestling performances. Characters like Ronald McFondle, Eddie Van Glam and The Banana were cabaret fighters, spoofing wrestling pros.

The film tells the story of how it all blew up. It debuts at the Seattle International Film Festival.