The Franke Center & Marshall’s Youngish Professionals Committee
Present 3rd Annual Wolf Tree Film Festival
Jan. 23 | 6 PM
Lance Barber has the skills to play a wide range of television characters having appeared in numerous shows on the small screen since 2001. An alumnus of Chicago’s Second City, Lance played the role of Paulie G on HBO’s critically acclaimed, The Comeback, which The New York Times described as “among the great villains of television comedy.”
Previously, Lance had recurring roles on Black-ish, Faking It, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Californication, and United States of Tara, and he guest starred on Dr. Ken, Grey’s Anatomy, Justified, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Harry’s Law, Masters of Sex, The Crazy Ones, How I Met Your Mother, and as Jimmy Speckerman on The Big Bang Theory.
Recently, Lance appeared as Irwin in the feature film, Buster’s Mal Heart opposite Rami Malek. His earlier film credits include Gangster Squad, The Godfather of Greenbay, For Your Consideration, and Leatherheads.
Barber was born and raised in Battle Creek, Michigan. He began acting with his Pennfield High School Drama Club and later joined the theatre program at Kellogg Community College.
Salt River Water Walk
Directed and Produced by Krista Davis, Jenny Zander
In February 2020, Sharon Day (Ojibwe) led a group of Water Walkers through the Arizona desert to walk for the Salt River. Through animation and live-shot footage, this documentary travels with the Salt River Water Walkers, describing this Indigenous-led ceremony as it creates community and builds relationships with the earth through the shared goal to care for the water.
Directed by Simone LeClaire
Produced by Xiaolu Wang
Mari gets more than she bargained for when she spends her night out hiding in the bathroom.
As We Are
Directed by Michael R Faulkner
Produced by Robin Miller Ungar
When Evan Bertrand was diagnosed with autism at eighteen months, doctors told his mother, Andrea, to go home and mourn the loss of a “normal child.” Instead, she and her son went on to discover his gift for music together. Twenty years later, Evan and Andrea are putting on the biggest concert of his life, just as they are.
Lily in the Maze
Directed by Alexandra Emmons and Andrew Juhl
Produced by Alexandra Emmons, Andrew Juhl and John Morrow
Will, a quiet introvert, deals with a change in his routine on the same day a woman from his past appears. His self-control is put to the test as he struggles to harness his instincts during a confrontation that ends in a surreal mirror maze.
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CONTENT WARNING: Some films included in this festival contain mature content that may be inappropriate for young viewers and may be triggering for others. Viewer discretion is advised.