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  • Barry Gifford discusses his latest story collection THE ROY STORIES at the SF Elk Lodge

    November 25, 2013

    Monday November 25th from 7:00 – 8:30 PM
    San Francisco Elks Lodge
    450 Post Street – 3rd Floor (Kensington Park Hotel)
    San Francisco, CA 94102

    Please join Green Apple Books, and The San Francisco Elks, in welcoming author Barry Gifford to the next round of ‘Cocktails and Conversation at The Lodge’ on Monday November 25th from 7pm – 8:30pm when we celebrate the release of his recent collection of short fiction, The Roy Stories.

    Barry Gifford is the multiple award-winning author of more than 50 works of fiction, poetry and essays, as well as numerous screenplays. His novel Wild at Heart was adapted as a hugely successful film for David Lynch. Barry has also been the subject of two film documentaries, the Los Angeles Times calls him “a master” and Jonathan Lethem says, “Barry Gifford invented his own American vernacular—William Faulkner by way of B-movie film noir and Sun Records rockabilly.” His current collection, The Roy Stories, is a 40-year chronicle of his personal history from the late 1940s through the early 1960s —think Hemingway’s Nick Adams stories with a dollop of pulp and a gram of grit.

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  • An Evening With Barry Gifford

    October 9, 2013

    A special screening of two episodes of HOTEL ROOM written by Gifford_Barry_by_Robin_KennedyGifford and directed by David Lynch
    Wednesday, October 9th @ 8:15pm
    Gene Siskel Film Center
    164 N. State St  
    Chicago, IL 60601
    www.siskelfilmcenter.org

     

    TRICKS
    1993, David Lynch, USA, 31 min.
    With Glenne Headly, Harry Dean Stanton

    BLACKOUT
    1993, David Lynch, USA, 47 min.
    With Crispin Glover, Alicia Witt

    Celebrating the publication of  The Roy Stories, many set in Chicago, the Gene Siskel Film Center welcomes renowned author Barry Gifford to discuss his long-running collaboration with David Lynch (WILD AT HEART, LOST HIGHWAY). Two rarely seen episodes from Lynch’s HBO series “Hotel Room” both written by Gifford, screen. In TRICKS, the uneasy meeting of two men and a hooker at the Railroad Hotel has deadly repercussions. In BLACKOUT, a power failure is the catalyst for strange revelations between a husband and his ailing wife in a New York hotel.

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