Tag Archives: Barry Gifford

A One Night Tribute to Barry Gifford in LA

American Cinematheque is throwing a One Night Tribute to Barry Gifford on September 3! The lineup features the LA premiere of ROY’S WORLD: BARRY GIFFORD’S CHICAGO + WILD AT HEART + LOST HIGHWAY. It’s a triple feature for the ages … Continue reading

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3 things about David Lynch’s LOST HIGHWAY

Lost Highway [1997] 1. Slowly removing her eye makeup. 2. Plastic-covered sofa in the desert shack. 3. Brain matter strewn across the sand. 3 other things.

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ROY’S WORLD to Make Streaming Debut on Fandor and Other Video Platforms October 18

Here’s the official press release! I’m so excited! ### Cinedigm Acquires ROY’S WORLD: BARRY GIFFORD’S CHICAGO, Acclaimed Chicago-produced Documentary featuring Willem Dafoe, Matt Dillon and Lili Taylor Based on the work of Chicago-born author Barry Gifford, the film premieres October … Continue reading

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A Chicago encore at the Music Box!

For one night only, the film returns to the big screen at the Music Box Theatre! And after the show, Jim Laczkowski (Chicago Film Critics Association) will moderate a Q & A featuring yours truly alongside producer Michael Glover Smith. We’re planning to … Continue reading

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Sag Harbor, New York City, Portland!

Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago is playing in a whole bunch of theaters real soon! June 12, 2022: Sag Harbor Cinema, Sag Harbor, NY Yours truly in person June 19, 2022: Museum of the Moving Image, Astoria, Queens, NY Yours … Continue reading

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New trailer, new screenings

Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago is returning to theaters! April 30: The Wilmette Theatre, Wilmette, IL Yours truly in person; Q&A with Lee Shoquist (ChicagoFilm.com) May 6 – 7: The Broad Theater, New Orleans, LA [tickets on sale soon—stay tuned] … Continue reading

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My first screening of 2022

Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago, that is. When someone requests an encore, I don’t say no. So, after being named Best Illinois Film in 2021, we’re returning to the Beloit International Film Festival—but this time we’ll be there IN PERSON! … Continue reading

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Snapshots from the Chicago premiere of ROY’S WORLD: BARRY GIFFORD’S CHICAGO

Check out some photos from the afternoon of November 13 at the Music Box!

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One week from today: our Chicago Premiere at the Music Box Theatre!

I do hope you’ll join me. Buy tix now—it’s going to be a fantastic afternoon. We’ll have a special, limited edition movie poster for sale, as well as copies of some of Barry’s books, all of which you can get … Continue reading

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Our Chicago Premiere! November 13 at the Music Box Theatre.

Originally we meant to screen at the Music Box back in May 2020. But we all know what happened. I am so grateful to the Chicago Critics Film Festival for persevering despite some truly daunting circumstances and rescheduling the event. … Continue reading

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