Tag Archives: Chicago

November 4. Write it in your diary.

Be there or be square! Saturday, November 4 at 8:30pm Barry Gifford & Jason Adasiewicz Constellation, 3111 N. Western Ave., Chicago “[Barry Gifford’s book The Up-Down is] right next door to perfection.” —David Lynch To celebrate the publication of his … Continue reading

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3 things about John Maloof & Charlie Siskel’s FINDING VIVIAN MAIER

Finding Vivian Maier [2013] 1. A time before area codes. 2. Phil Donahue. 3. “Get a hat! Get a hat!”

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“David Lynch: A Complete Retrospective” at the Music Box.

This week’s list at CINE-FILE includes a few words I wrote about David Lynch. Well, several words. There’s no use denying it, I’ve got Twin Peaks fever. I’ve been rewatching the entire series in anticipation of May 21.

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ROY’S WORLD receives a City of Chicago DCASE grant!

I’m pleased to announce that I will receive a 2017 Individual Artists Program grant from the City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE). This grant will go directly toward funding Roy’s World: Barry Gifford & Chicago, … Continue reading

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Lili Taylor joins ROY’S WORLD: BARRY GIFFORD & CHICAGO.

Born in Glencoe, Illinois, as a young actress Lili had a brief stint at DePaul University and also spent some time training with Del Close. In other words, she’s perfect for a documentary about 1950s-era Chicago! I am so excited … Continue reading

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Some exciting news about my documentary …

… coming soon. Roy’s World is about to add another narrator. Keep your eyes peeled right here.

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Wait. You’ve already recorded the soundtrack?

Might I suggest you click play before reading this entry? Fellow filmmakers as well as some friends of mine have been surprised when they hear that I’ve already recorded the music for the soundtrack of my next film. After all, … Continue reading

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