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  • As Goes Janesville

    Just after the 2008 financial crisis hastened the shuttering of the General Motors plant in Janesville, Wisconsin, video maker Brad Lichtenstein began documenting the fate of three laid-off workers—two who transferred to a plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and one who returned to school through a federally funded program. more...
  • Bayou Maharaja
  • Bayou Maharaja

    One of many fascinating moments in this 2013 profile of New Orleans piano man James Booker—the self-proclaimed "Black Liberace"—occurs early on, when an admiring Harry Connick Jr., perched in front of the keys, visually breaks down Booker's complex, confluent style. more...
  • Danny Says
  • Danny Says

    Once you get used to Brendan Toller's scattershot direction, this profile of Danny Fields—the editor, publicist, and manager who helped launch the Stooges and the Ramones—is a compelling look at the New York underground of the late 60s and early 70s. more...
  • Inni (NR)

    I've never witnessed Icelandic post-rockers Sigur Ros live, but I did attend the first Chicago date of front man Jon Thor "Jonsi" Birgisson's solo tour in April of 2010. more...
  • Jingle Bell Rocks!
  • Jingle Bell Rocks!

    Written and directed by Mitchell Kezin, this documentary about yuletide pop songs is propelled to some extent by a sentimental story line about his unresolved anguish over an absentee father—and the Nat Cole rendition of "The Little Boy That Santa Claus Forgot" that sparked his early love for schlocky Christmas music. more...
  • Teenage Ghost Punk
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    Teenage Ghost Punk

    Written and directed by Oak Park lawyer Mike Cramer, this indie initially takes itself about as seriously as the silly title might suggest. more...
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