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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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Editing ROY’S WORLD has been a blast.

When we started editing Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago, my editor Marianna Milhorat lived in Pilsen, right here in Chicago on the south side. That’s about a 45-minute trip via CTA from my own apartment. No big deal. But this … Continue reading

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3 things about Bing Liu’s MINDING THE GAP

Minding the Gap [2018] 1. He won’t stop until the skateboard is really and truly wrecked. 2. “You can’t beat up women, but … sometimes a bitch needs to get slapped.” 3. Bing says, “Cut.” And moves his head slightly. … Continue reading

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New ROY’S WORLD podcast.

I had the pleasure to chat with Harrison Sherrod about Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago for the newest episode of the CINE-FILE podcast. Check it out!

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Kevin Eskew joins ROY’S WORLD

I am pleased to announce that animator Kevin Eskew has come onboard Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago. Alongside Lilli Carré’s work, his animation will help the Roy stories come to life. Originally hailing from Indianapolis, Kevin attended the Animation Program … Continue reading

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3 things about Kartemquin Films’ THE INQUIRING NUNS

The Inquiring Nuns [1968] 1. They’re in a band called The Bubblegum Orgy. 2. Complaining about a rude cashier. 3. “I’m not sure why, but I’m glad you asked me.” A classic.

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3 things about Steven Soderbergh’s AND EVERYTHING IS GOING FINE

And Everything Is Going Fine [2010] 1. Rubber garden hose. 2. Liking telling stories about life more than living life. 3. A veterinarian’s van.

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