Tag Archives: Chicago

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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ROY’S WORLD is an Official Selection of …

I am thrilled to announce that Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago will screen at the Manchester Film Festival. Roy’s World will screen on Tuesday, March 10 at 6:00 p.m. at the historic ODEON Manchester Great Northern cinema. Tickets are now … Continue reading

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ROY’S WORLD is now represented by Jordan Mattos!

Jordan Mattos of Aspect Ratio Films is now handling worldwide sales for the documentary. He has facilitated sales and distribution of many outstanding indie features, including such recent films as CUBBY and BLOOD PARADISE. We are thrilled to welcome him … Continue reading

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3 things about John H. Auer’s CITY THAT NEVER SLEEPS

City That Never Sleeps [1953] 1. “Come over here,” she says seductively. “I’ve been there,” he replies. 2. Long fter midnight. Mechanical Man performing in a storefront window to an empty street. 3. Beware the third rail.

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3 things about Leslie Buchbinder’s HAIRY WHO & THE CHICAGO IMAGISTS

Hairy Who & the Chicago Imagists [2014] 1. “Chicago is and always has been a Surrealist town.” 2. A talking mustache. 3. Comic book-style program in lieu of an exhibition catalog.

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3 things about Bernard Rose’s CANDYMAN

Candyman [1992] 1. Sandburg Village = Lincoln Village. 2. “I hate the color scheme.” 3. Bee kiss. This is the only the second time I’ve seen this movie. The first time, I was a senior in high school and didn’t … Continue reading

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“My motto was, ‘Let the stories speak for themselves.’”

I had the great pleasure of being interviewed by Matt Fagerholm for Indie Outlook. The result is a deep dive into the making of the film. Enjoy!

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3 things about Nick Alonzo’s DECAF DON

Decaf Don [2019] 1. Background cat. 2. Large orange chicken and crab rangoon. 3. “Which is it, Don? Did you quit … or were you fired? Sigh. “I was let go.”

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