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Tom DiCillo

United States


Tom DiCillo is an American director, cinematographer, writer and (sometimes) actor born in Camp Le Jeune, North Carolina, and who studied film at New York University. During his early career he began working with director Jim Jarmusch as a cinematographer on films that include Stranger Than Paradise (1984) and Coffee and Cigarettes (1986). He also worked with Howard Brookner on the documentary Arena: Burroughs (1983), which featured the William S. Burroughs. His experience as cinematographer proved invaluable and he was soon writing and directing his own films.

Notable directorial projects from Tom include Johnny Suede (1991), Living in Oblivion (1995), The Real Blonde (1997), and The Doors: When You're Strange (2009).

2014 Down in Shadowland (Documentary) (post-production)
2012-2014 Chicago Fire (TV Series, 4 episodes)
2011-2013 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series, 2 episodes)
2011 Law & Order: Los Angeles (TV Series, 1 episode)
2011 Lights Out (TV Series, 1 episode) 2011 The Good Wife (TV Series, 1 episode) 2006-2010 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series, 5 episodes)
2009 The Doors: When You're Strange (Documentary)
2006 Delirious
2003 Monk (TV Series, 1 episode)
2001 Double Whammy
1997 The Real Blonde
1996 Box of Moon Light
1995 Life in Oblivion
1991 Johnny Suede


The Doors: When You're Strange

The Doors: When You're Strange (Orig.) / 2010 / United States / 82 min

A chronological look at The Doors, focusing on lead singer, Jim Morrison (1943-1971), from the formation of the band in 1965, it's first gigs, and first album, to Morrison's death, after years of alcohol and drug use...





David Čálek‘s successful documentary Climbing Higher about Czech climber Radek Jaroš, which won at the BANFF festival, is available for FREE streaming in the online documentary cinema DAFilms.com from December 8 to 11.

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Winter Portion of Czech Documentary Films

Winter Portion of Czech Documentary Films

For 3.99 euro, you can get a selection of documentaries that entered Czech cinematic distribution in 2016 as well as access to another 1500 films from around the world. Dear friends, please, do not forget that you can give an ideal present not only to your intellectual friends but also to yourselves.

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- 7.12.2016 -

Unique films at FAMUFEST

Unique films at FAMUFEST

The 33rd edition of FAMUFEST, a competition display of films made by students of Prague’s FAMU, will be held on November 23 to 27 at Prague’s Letná District. Like in the past year, it will take place at Bio Oko, plus at the new venues of Studio Hrdinů and Café Jedna.

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