Tag Archives: Chicago

A cocktail with Barry.

I had the privilege last weekend of showing a fine cut of the film to Barry Gifford. Full speed ahead!

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Chicago, Illinois, 1953.

This is a still from Lilli Carré’s animated segment in Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago, which is narrated by Lili Taylor. You can read the story it’s based on at Chicagoist.

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Editing ROY’S WORLD has been a blast.

When we started editing Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago, my editor Marianna Milhorat lived in Pilsen, right here in Chicago on the south side. That’s about a 45-minute trip via CTA from my own apartment. No big deal. But this … Continue reading

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New ROY’S WORLD podcast.

I had the pleasure to chat with Harrison Sherrod about Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago for the newest episode of the CINE-FILE podcast. Check it out!

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Kevin Eskew joins ROY’S WORLD

I am pleased to announce that animator Kevin Eskew has come onboard Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago. Alongside Lilli Carré’s work, his animation will help the Roy stories come to life. Originally hailing from Indianapolis, Kevin attended the Animation Program … Continue reading

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3 things about Kartemquin Films’ THE INQUIRING NUNS

The Inquiring Nuns [1968] 1. They’re in a band called The Bubblegum Orgy. 2. Complaining about a rude cashier. 3. “I’m not sure why, but I’m glad you asked me.” A classic.

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3 things about Steve McQueen’s WIDOWS

Widows [2018] 1. The house is located one block inside the boundary of the ward. 2. “What I’ve learned from watching people like my father is, you reap what you sow.” “Let’s hope so.” 3. Inside the Golden House restaurant, … Continue reading

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