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Displaced Poet

Originally posted on Pitching Pennies Poetry:
for Joseph Brodsky who said: “The dolce vita is chocolate and champagne.” He bought bread in the little shop on the corner, had it wrapped mostly for the mystery and the precious paper, a…

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

Another Award! So this is cool: My last feature film Over-the-Rhine is now an Official Selection and Nominee at the Great Lakes Christian Film Festival, one of North America’s largest faith-based fests. We missed the cut last year, but this … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

Over-the-Rhine – The Official Trailer! I’ve been talking about my feature film Over-the-Rhine for two years now. The creation of a movie, as with the creation of a full-grown human being — from pregnancy (“I have this idea…”) to debutante … Continue reading

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Love Hurts

“Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn’t it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up.” ~Neil Gaiman “Honey, … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

This Little Light of Ours Two years ago I pitched a compelling story of forgiveness to a faith-based production company in Ohio. They liked it and agreed to make it one of five feature films they would distribute primarily via … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

Major Award Nomination We’ll be flying into Los Angeles tomorrow for the Burbank International Film Festival where the movie I wrote and directed Over-the-Rhine will receive its West Coast Premiere this Saturday, September 9. If you live in or near … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

He killed her only son… My feature film Over-the-Rhine will have its West Coast Premiere at the Burbank International Film Festival on Saturday, September 9th, 2017. And I’ve just learned that we have been nominated for a major award! Categories … Continue reading

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