Just as James Michael Curley challenged and redefined the dominant politics of early 20th century Boston; just as Curley’s legacy has been simplified and sanitized; just as history in general blunts and sculpts facts to meet an end; Curley: A Historiophoty by Billy Palumbo challenges narrativization, chronology, linearity, and objectivity in history-telling not in a search for truth but a quest for questions.
Winner: Best Short, Mass Reality Check @ Salem Film Fest, 2015
Winner: Best Experimental Film, Online New England Film Festival, 2015
Official Selection, Athens International Film + Video Festival, 2015
Official Selection, Princeton Film Festival, 2015
Official Selection, Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival, 2016
Official Selection, Marblehead Winter Film Festival, 2016