Tag Archives: Chicago

A mind-blowing endorsement.

To say that I’m honored by these words of praise from Walter Salles is a huge understatement. I’m honestly kind of stunned. Stay tuned because Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago is coming your way soon! I’ll be sharing some news … Continue reading

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Cheltenham International Film Festival Q & A

Many thanks to Philip Raby (creative director of FilmBath Festival) for moderating the Q & A and the whole staff of the Cheltenham International Film Festival for making this happen. (Just a reminder that UK viewers may still purchase a … Continue reading

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Must be something in the water

Folks in the UK have really been connecting to my film Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago! I was really blown away to read this new review, “A Beautiful City Symphony,” on The Film Stage, written by Logan Kenny, who saw … Continue reading

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Good news. June 12.

It’s hard to believe that it’s been more than three months since my film Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago made its debut at the Glasgow Film Festival. It kind of feels like a hundred years ago, doesn’t it? The world … Continue reading

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Music from ROY’S WORLD.

Hard to believe that it’s been more than 3 years since a group of amazing musicians met up at Electrical Audio in Chicago to lay down some music for the soundtrack of Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago. Hope this streaming … Continue reading

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3 things about Steve James’s STEVIE

Stevie [2002] 1. A disastrous outing at Excalibur. 2. Offer of protection from the Aryan Brotherhood. 3. Because he did not demonstrate remorse, ten years instead of six.

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One week until the World Premiere of ROY’S WORLD!

That’s right, just seven days until the Glasgow Film Festival hosts the very first screening of Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago! I’ll be there in person along with producer Michael Glover Smith for both shows, February 28 and 29. To … Continue reading

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The 2020 CFA Media Mixer!

In Roy’s World, I used a whole lot of images from various collections of the Chicago Film Archives. So when CFA asked me to be one of 2020’s “remixers” I was delighted to accept! I’m already digging into some materials … Continue reading

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Glasgow is heating up!

An Official Selection of the Glasgow Film Festival, Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago will screen at The Centre for Contemporary Arts‎ (CCA) on February 28 at 6pm and February 29 at 3:45pm. And tickets are now on sale! On the … Continue reading

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Announcing the World Premiere of ROY’S WORLD: BARRY GIFFORD’S CHICAGO

I am thrilled to announce that Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago will have its World Premiere at the Glasgow Film Festival! One of the UK’s leading film festivals, attendance at the festival tops 40,000 annually. Roy’s World will screen at … Continue reading

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