Susanna Hoffs, of The Bangles, made her first film appearance in Andrew Davis' STONY ISLAND, which was filmed on Chicago's south side, DIY style...
Filmed in the gritty streets of Chicago’s South Side, STONY ISLAND tells the story of Richie Bloom (Richie Davis), the only white kid on the block, who forms a multi-racial R&B band. The film features first performances by Richie Davis (now a Chicago guitar legend, and founding member of the beloved Chicago Catz), Susanna Hoffs (later of the Bangles) Dennis Franz of NBC’s ‘NYPD Blue’ fame, and Rae Dawn Chong (daughter of Tommy Chong, QUEST FOR FIRE, THE COLOR PURPLE) and the directorial debut of Andrew Davis (THE FUGITIVE, HOLES, THE GUARDIAN). stonyislandmovie.com| @IAmStonyIsland
Susanna Hoffs gushes over meeting Ringo Starr at a Hollywood party. Hoff describes her
admiration for Ringo and her slight embarrassment while speaking to him and proclaiming he
was the greatest drummer ever.
Songwriter Seth Swirsky grew up idolizing the Beatles. He set out, video camera in hand, to
talk to people who had crossed paths with his heroes. From Sir Ben Kingsley to Sir George
Martin, and Beach Boy Brian Wilson to astronomer Brian Skiff, Swirsky filmed hundreds of
personal recollections from people who knew them well to those who just had an unforgettable
encounter. Longtime Beatles friend and personal assistant Tony Bramwell calls Beatles
Stories, “A Magical Mystery Tour De Force!” Documentary | Director, Seth Swirsky | 85 minutes
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