James Kicklighter Interviews, Press Reviews and Articles

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 >>

Actor David A. Gregory on making Angel of Anywhere

  • I told director James Kicklighter while we were shooting, Angel of Anywhere would be like if Frank Capra made a stripper film.

    August 10, 2018. Blog Talk Radio >>

Angel of Anywhere at Oscar qualifying 2018 Sidewalk Film Festival

  • Repeatedly recognized by MovieMaker Magazine as one of the Top 25 Festivals in the World and by TIME Magazine as one of the Top 10 Festivals for the Rest of Us, Sidewalk annually brings over 200 films to Birmingham, Alabama. JamesWorks Entertainment’s Angel of Anywhere screens on Sunday, August 26th at 12:30 PM.

    August 3, 2018. Sidewalk Film Festival >>

Angel of Anywhere at Oscar qualifying Hollyshorts in August 2018

  • The HollyShorts 14th annual short film festival will kick off Aug. 9th, with JamesWorks Entertainment’s Angel of Anywhere screening on Sunday, August 12th at 2:30 PM inside the historic TCL Chinese Theater. Immediately before the screening, Director James Kicklighter will also participate in the HollyShorts Film Conference panel WRITING & DIRECTING A SHORT AS PROOF OF CONCEPT at 1:00 PM.

    August 3, 2018. Hollyshorts >>