Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Member Spotlight: Jack Challem

Name: Jack Challem

Hometown: Montreal and Chicago, and several other major stops (e.g., Santa Fe and Portland) en route to Tucson!

Loft member since: at least 2006

Livelihood/occupation/background/job: nutrition and health writer

Favorite genre/s: foreign, indie, sci-fi

Favorite actor/s: Julie Delpy, Juliette Binoche, Frances McDormand, and so many little-knowns

Favorite director/s: Sigh, the late Francois Truffaut

A few of my/our favorite films are: I’ve Loved You So Long, Let the Right One in, After Life, Blue, Departures, Shaun of the Dead, Two Days in Paris (with Two Days being the funniest film I think I’ve ever seen)

I fell in love with films: in the late 1960s, at the Aardvark Cinema in Chicago’s Old Town.

My favorite person to see a film with at The Loft: She knows.

My favorite thing about the Loft: That Tucson just wouldn’t be the same without the Loft Cinema, especially foreign and indie, is probably the most creative of all creative media, a humbling statement coming from a writer and fine-art photographer

To get in touch with Jack: www.nutritionreporter.com

If you are not a member please consider joining us at: www.loftcinema.com

If you are a member or volunteer of The Loft Cinema & would like to be featured in our “member/volunteer spotlight” column please email Luanne@loftaz.com

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