James Kicklighter Interviews, Press Reviews and Articles

Angel of Anywhere conversation with James Kicklighter and Axel Roldos

  • Director James Kicklighter and actor Axel Roldos sat down for a conversation about working in the film business, and how our personal lives impact the art we create.

    September 10, 2018. 7Hues Magazine >>

Short Film as a Proof of Concept, Hollyshorts 2018 Panel

  • Director James Kicklighter, filmmaker/actor Elyes Gabel and director Rachel Goldberg spoke about short films as a way into a professional filmmaking career at the 2018 Hollyshorts Film Festival, an Academy Award qualifying festival, for Stage 32.

    September 7, 2018. Stage32 >>

Director James Kicklighter on Angel of Anywhere

  • It has been my viewpoint if you make a short film and you’re going out to festivals, you might as well make it available so people can see it.

    August 28, 2018. Jean Book Nerd >>

What inspired you to go into the film business?

  • Sidney Lumet’s NETWORK is the perfect combination of story, performance and cinematography. I saw that, and I knew this is what I wanted to do with my life. Also, because I was equally mad as hell.

    August 16, 2018. The 11th Hour >>

Male Stripper Short ‘Angel of Anywhere’ by James Kicklighter

  • Don’t be turned off by the headline, this is a very impressive dramatic short film. Angel of Anywhere is an award-winning short directed by James Kicklighter that has been playing at festivals this year. The story is about an empathetic stripper who chats with his clients and helps them work through their problems. It goes to some very deep, personal places, with a very intelligent script.

    August 14, 2018. First Showing >>