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A One Night Tribute to Barry Gifford in LA

American Cinematheque is throwing a One Night Tribute to Barry Gifford on September 3! The lineup features the LA premiere of ROY’S WORLD: BARRY GIFFORD’S CHICAGO + WILD AT HEART + LOST HIGHWAY. It’s a triple feature for the ages … Continue reading

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ROY’S WORLD to Make Streaming Debut on Fandor and Other Video Platforms October 18

Here’s the official press release! I’m so excited! ### Cinedigm Acquires ROY’S WORLD: BARRY GIFFORD’S CHICAGO, Acclaimed Chicago-produced Documentary featuring Willem Dafoe, Matt Dillon and Lili Taylor Based on the work of Chicago-born author Barry Gifford, the film premieres October … Continue reading

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A Chicago encore at the Music Box!

For one night only, the film returns to the big screen at the Music Box Theatre! And after the show, Jim Laczkowski (Chicago Film Critics Association) will moderate a Q & A featuring yours truly alongside producer Michael Glover Smith. We’re planning to … Continue reading

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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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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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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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3 chances in September.

About four years ago when I started making a documentary, I never would have dreamed that it would finally be ready for the world during a pandemic. But here we are. And after much ado, I’m thrilled to announce the … Continue reading

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A mind-blowing endorsement.

To say that I’m honored by these words of praise from Walter Salles is a huge understatement. I’m honestly kind of stunned. Stay tuned because Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago is coming your way soon! I’ll be sharing some news … Continue reading

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