Chicago Reader | Issue Archives | Sep 28, 2017
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  • Sep 28 - Oct 4, 2017
  • Vol. 46, No. 51

How Bill Morrison makes magic with found footage
The Chicago-born filmmaker's astonishing documentary Dawson City: Frozen Time tells the story of one of the greatest film finds in history by using the discovery itself.
By J.R. Jones

Michael Rakowitz makes his mark on the Museum of Contemporary Art with “Backstroke of the West.”

Not even arena gigs with his famous sister, comedian Amy Schumer, can tempt Jason Stein from his drive to make better jazz.

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