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Run through.

A few shots from last night’s rehearsal. We head into the studio today!

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3 things about Charlotte Zwerin’s THELONIOUS MONK: STRAIGHT NO CHASER

Thelonious Monk: Straight No Chaser [1988] 1. Turning around and around at the airport. 2. He admires the new pair of pants. “Those are some bad motherfuckers.” 3. Playing around with his handkerchief while he’s playing.

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3 things about Mercedes Kane’s BREAKFAST AT INA’S

Breakfast at Ina’s [2015] 1. His job was to chop the chocolate. 2. “You’re too stupid to eat here.” 3. No Christmas decorations.

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3 things about Werner Herzog’s LO AND BEHOLD, REVERIES OF THE CONNECTED WORLD

Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World [2016] 1. The historic computer has its own scent. 2. Werner volunteers himself for a one-way ticket to Mars. 3. “Have the monks stopped meditating? They all seem to be tweeting.” It’s … Continue reading

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Update: the sounds of ROY’S WORLD.

Jason Adasiewicz and I (but mostly Jason) have been hard at work on the soundtrack of my forthcoming documentary Roy’s World: Barry Gifford & Chicago. And after a lot of wrangling on Jason’s part we’ve finally assembled the combo that … Continue reading

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Carrying on.

I’d like to share a moment from an interview I did with Barry Gifford earlier this year that will be used in my upcoming film ROY’S WORLD: One thing I have to say is that neither my mother nor my … Continue reading

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3 things about James Redford’s RESILIENCE

Resilience [2016] 1. Only 5% of health care spending goes towards preventative medicine. 2. Dear Miss Kendra letters. 3. While her mother sobs, the baby looks into the camera, curious. Eye-opening.

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