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The Neo-Futurists: In the Making

A documentary by Claire Babany

60 min I English


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For more than 25 years, the Neo-Futurists theatre ensemble has been successfully performing in Chicago before an enthusiastic and much diverse audience. Every week Megan, Leah, Brenda, Kurt, Trevor and Noelle write and perform new plays: political satires, melancholic monologues, dada-style or pure slapstick comedy. THE NEO-FUTURISTS: IN THE MAKING gives us unique insight at their creative process and the challenges the ensemble has to face in a shifting cultural landscape, where the burst of digital entertainment brings the place of performing arts, and of their own commitment and yearnings, into question.


Written & directed by Claire Babany

Image, sound, editing: Claire Babany

Sound editor: Guillaume Namur

Re-recording mixer: Antonin Dalmasso

Color Grading: Olivier Patron

Produced by Claire Babany & Eléonore Boissinot


Miami 7th Art Film Festival 2017

Chicago Independent Film (+TV) Festival 2018

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