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3 things about Alex Thompson & Kelly O’Sullivan’s SAINT FRANCES

Saint Frances [2019] 1. Roberto Bolaño t-shirt. 2. “I love you, Dad.” They hug. “Change the oil in your car.” 3. A Northwestern graduate, she’s the author of Resting Rich Face.

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Presenting the first movie poster for ROY’S WORLD!

I am so thrilled to share our very first movie poster for Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago! It’s based on an original collage created by Kevin Sampsell. (Trivia: the two photos near the bottom were taken by Stanley Kubrick in … Continue reading

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A very ROY’S WORLD weekend in NYC.

Over Memorial Day weekend, here are two cool events you won’t want to miss: An Evening with Michael Glover Smith: a double feature at Spectacle Saturday, May 25 at 5:00 pm at Spectacle in Brooklyn “In keeping with recent events … Continue reading

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A word from David Lynch.

There isn’t any other way to put it: I’ve got good news. Through the good graces of various champions of the project, I was able to share the final cut of Roy’s World with David Lynch. And he liked it! … Continue reading

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ROY’S WORLD receives an Illinois Arts Council Agency grant!

I am honored to announce that I’ve been awarded a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency, a state agency through federal funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts. This follows an earlier City of Chicago DCASE grant. … Continue reading

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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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