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  • Tom Chicago on Location

    Tom Chicago on Location

    The nom d’art ‘Tommy Chicago’ reflects independent filmmaker Tom Palazzolo’s unique status within the Chicago film community. Since 1967, Palazzolo has filtered all aspects of the Windy City through his audacious lens. This documentary captures the artist at work and play on his latest film: we see him engage street urchins in the service of his vision, teach his son that you CAN buy love, and drive cast and crew to the brink of artistic chaos. Colorful and fast-paced, the tape illuminates the vital interplay between Palazzolo’s brash personal style and his filmic art.

  • Once Upon a Time Down Clark Street

    Once Upon a Time Down Clark Street

    Twenty-four years after the release of Down Clark Street, a documentary uncovering the now bygone Clark Street of the 1960s and 70s, legendary filmmaker Tom Palazzolo has released a new book of photographs revealing yet another remarkable and candid glimpse at a street integral to Chicago’s history. Simply titled Clark Street, the book contains dozens of photographs taken by Palazzolo himself in addition to essays by artists who have known both Palazzolo and Chicago for decades. In 1962, Palazzolo moved […]

  • I Saw The Signs

    I Saw The Signs

    A documentary featuring hand-painted signs on buildings, trucks, and store signs around Chicago.

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