Programmer Richard Knight of the 36th Annual Reeling Film Festival: “Visibility is always important”

Nocturnal Journal with Dave Hoekstra

Richard Knight (L) and Dave Hoekstra

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Dave Hoekstra talks with Richard Knight, feature programmer of the Reeling Festival, the long-running LGBTQ+ film festival that’s been a Chicago cultural fixture since 1981.  Knight gives a preview of some of the festival highlights and discusses what it means for these communities to be represented in media; Writer, producer, and actress Lisa Cordileone talks about her film Freelancers Anonymous, how the process of independent film making has changed, exploring issues on multiple platforms, and more.


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