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Tom Palazzolo

Tom Palazzolo is an American documentary filmmaker who has been making short films since the late 1960s. Based in Chicago, all of his films are about the people and places in and around the Windy City. He is also a fine painter and studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

You can learn more about this filmmaker at his official website.

Watch Streaming Films By Tom Palazzolo:


Rita on the Ropes (2002)
Down Clark Street (2000)
I Married a Munchkin (1994)
Thinking of Her (1993)
Vatican World (1992)
Added Lessons (1988)
Lilly’s World of Wax (1987)
At Maxwell Street (1984)
Caligari’s Cure (1982)
Anderson/Loosely (1981)
It’s This Way at Deel Ford (1980)
Marquette Park II (1980)
Labor Day: East Chicago (1979)
Nonna (1979)
I Was a Contestant at a Mother’s Wet T-Shirt Contest Contest (1977)
Marquette Park (Part I) (1976)
Sneakin’ and Peakin’ (1976)
Enjoy Yourself (It’s Later Than You Think) (1974)
Jerry’s (1974)
Love It/Leave It (1973)
Hot Nasty (1972)
Campaign (1968)
America’s in Real Trouble (1967)
The Bride Stripped Bare (1967)
The Tattooed Lady of Riverview (1967)
He (1966)


Tom Palazzolo’s Down Clark Street Available For IPad

Independent documentary filmmaker Tom Palazzolo‘s 2000 film Down Clark Street is now available for the iPad via a new app. The film is a nostalgic vision of Palazzolo’s hometown, Chicago, that combines vintage images of the Windy City with more modern footage. The filmmaker describes the film as “a chronicle of a time past and […]