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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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3 things about Khalik Allah’s BLACK MOTHER

Black Mother [2018] 1. Jamaica has more churches per square mile than any other country. 2. Kool-Aid hypothesis. 3. Fire in the water. The adjective “visceral” was coined in order to describe the experience of watching this film.

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3 things about Kimberly Reed’s DARK MONEY

Dark Money [2018] 1. The office is located in its own little house. 2. Why lobby a politician when you can instead buy them outright at the very beginning? 3. A 3-3 vote on everything.

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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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3 things about Errol Morris’s GATES OF HEAVEN

Gates of Heaven [1978] 1. As humans, we don’t really know one another; but we know our pets. 2. Memorial marker: “I Knew Love. — I Had A Dog.” 3. Outdoor electric guitar. 100 watts per channel.

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