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Sag Harbor, New York City, Portland!

Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago is playing in a whole bunch of theaters real soon! June 12, 2022: Sag Harbor Cinema, Sag Harbor, NY Yours truly in person June 19, 2022: Museum of the Moving Image, Astoria, Queens, NY Yours … Continue reading

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New trailer, new screenings

Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago is returning to theaters! April 30: The Wilmette Theatre, Wilmette, IL Yours truly in person; Q&A with Lee Shoquist (ChicagoFilm.com) May 6 – 7: The Broad Theater, New Orleans, LA [tickets on sale soon—stay tuned] … Continue reading

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My first screening of 2022

Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago, that is. When someone requests an encore, I don’t say no. So, after being named Best Illinois Film in 2021, we’re returning to the Beloit International Film Festival—but this time we’ll be there IN PERSON! … Continue reading

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Snapshots from the Chicago premiere of ROY’S WORLD: BARRY GIFFORD’S CHICAGO

Check out some photos from the afternoon of November 13 at the Music Box!

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One week from today: our Chicago Premiere at the Music Box Theatre!

I do hope you’ll join me. Buy tix now—it’s going to be a fantastic afternoon. We’ll have a special, limited edition movie poster for sale, as well as copies of some of Barry’s books, all of which you can get … Continue reading

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Our Chicago Premiere! November 13 at the Music Box Theatre.

Originally we meant to screen at the Music Box back in May 2020. But we all know what happened. I am so grateful to the Chicago Critics Film Festival for persevering despite some truly daunting circumstances and rescheduling the event. … Continue reading

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One week from today.

“Winters never looked this cold, newspapers never looked this culpable, and Mayor Daley’s cronies never felt so real.” —Michael J. Casey, Boulder Weekly My film Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago screens at the 2021 Mimesis Documentary Festival on Tuesday, August … Continue reading

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Colorado + Michigan

Tickets for my film Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago at the 2021 Mimesis Documentary Festival are now on sale! I Hope you’ll join me (and some surprise special guests) on Tuesday, August 10 at 7:00pm. And I’m also excited to … Continue reading

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The Opening Night feature!

What an honor! My film Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago is the Closing Night feature at this year’s Mimesis Documentary Festival in Boulder, Colorado! Join me plus a few surprise guests for our theatrical North American premiere: Tuesday, August 10 … Continue reading

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ROY’S WORLD gets its first live, in-person screening in North America!

I am excited to announce that Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago will be part of the 2021 Mimesis Documentary Festival, August 4-10, in Boulder, Colorado. This will in fact be the film’s live, in-person North American debut! MDF’s Featured Artist … Continue reading

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