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The soundtrack is the story.
By Fae Giffen 5.4.2015

Soundtracks and Storytelling

This Friday, May 8th, Fresno Filmworks is excited to screen the musical documentary “The Wrecking Crew“. Filmmaker Denny Tedesco, who will be joining Filmworks for an audience discussion after the 5:30 show, created a labor of love in this film telling the story of the Los Angeles area studio musicians behind some of the most…

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Long after her grandparents' 50th wedding anniversary in 2001, our intern Megan Ginise (age 8 in this photo) is still dancing with her grandfather, if only in memory.
By Megan Ginise 4.30.2015

Dancing on My Grandfather’s Shoes

I used to dance with my grandfather late at night in the kitchen as he was cooking dinner for us on the old, blackened hardwood floors. I remember Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, The Duprees, Dion, Ben E. King, and The Foundations. I remember as he would swing me around. Clumsily and with two left…

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Every second Friday of the month, Fresno Filmworks screens first-run independent and international movies at the historic Tower Theatre.