For the full list of Mike Schank’s picks, go here: Mike Schank starred in “American Movie,” a film that won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance in 1999. Mike Schank lives in Milwaukee and spends most of his time playing guitar, buying lottery tickets and helping Mark Borchardt on his films. Mike quit all drugs and alcohol a month before filming began and has now been clean for over four years. Mike also performed all the music for American Movie.