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Podtalk: Brian Zahm on ‘Marquee’ at Chicago’s Millennium Park Film Series on Sept 5, 2017

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CHICAGO – When the filmmaker faces his biggest screen, what will his art mean? Director Brian Zahm is about to find out, as he screens his short film “Marquee” on the state-of-the-art 40 foot LED screen at Chicago’s Millennium Park Summer Film Series on September 5th, 2017 (6:30pm). The short will be an appetizer for the main event, the screening of “Wayne’s World” as the feature presentation. The program will be the final films in the popular series at Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park.

Hsin-Ning Chang in Director Brian Zahm’s ‘Marquee’
Photo credit: Millennium Park Summer Film Series

Brian Zahm is an award-winning multidisciplinary artist whose work has been exhibited worldwide at film festivals, clubs, art galleries and TV. Having spent much of his career working in the commercial film and media industry, he has over the past decade transitioned to narrative and documentary filmmaking, with such works as “Audition For Death,” “Le Nu,” “Auraprint,” “Wiggah,” “Milquetoast,” and “Tea Party.” The New York Times described his documentary feature “Headspace: The Sound of Life,” in which he was the writer, cinematographer and editor, as “visionary.” Zahm is also a “Professional Lecturer” in residence at DePaul University.

In the following podcast interview, Brian Zahm talks about “Marquee,” his roots in filmmaking and the unusual choice for influential film (it involves volleyball).

The Millennium Park Summer Film Series presents “Marquee,” directed by Brian Zahm, followed by “Wayne’s World,” featuring Mike Meyers and Dana Carvey, on Tuesday, September 5th, 2017, beginning at 6:30pm. For more information about City of Chicago Millennium Park programming, click here.

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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© 2017 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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