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Boy from War zine issue 1

If you enjoy my films please consider purchasing my latest zine Boy from War. These are selections from my art journals when I was 18 years old and full of passion and angst. I was a romantic weird guy, trying to figure out my life by working out my stuff in drawings and words.

30 years later I decided to publish this embarrassing work as a peak into my headspace as a young man.

I think of this as a type of time-machine that can fuse my past and present into something new.

This is a hardcover zine with 80 … Read the rest

The Muslim Meme at the Roxie Theater for Filmmakers Unite

The Muslim Meme will be playing at the Roxie Theatre
Press Release:

Dear Friends,
We are excited to announce a week-long theatrical run of Filmmakers Unite (FU) at the Roxie Theatre in San Francisco, October 6- 11, 2018!

Filmmakers Unite (FU): a collective response from independent filmmakers to current threats to our democracy, freedom of speech, and civil rights.

Advance tickets recommended here.

Muffin

Muffin

I made this short movie over 18 years ago on a cold winter night in Chicago. I convinced a good friend to buy me a Sony 3-chip mini-digital video camera, in exchange to stay in my crappy apartment for free. Back then, especially coming out of film school, video was considered low-brow, cheap and crass. But I loved video and enjoyed the possibilities it gave me. I could finally grab a camera and do it all myself. This early short movie set the DNA of much of my later work. The interview style mixed within a narrative, the Read the rest