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Neil Gaiman: Dream Dangerously, part of Doctor Who Day at The Escapist

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Neil Gaiman: Dream Dangerously
part of Doctor Who Day at The Escapist
Saturday, July 9, 8:00PM
The Escapist, 3090 Claremont Avenue, Berkeley

Doctor Who Day & Free Screening of New Neil Gaiman Documentary

Come celebrate Doctor Who Day at the Escapist.

Free Build-Your-Own Tardis Cut-out for the first 25 attendees
25% off
Doctor Who books and comics
Free Create Your-Own-Doctor Who Comic pages
...and stuff like that there and...

..and (how convenient because he wrote two Dr. Who episodes)...

at 8:00PM
Free Screening of New
Neil Gaiman Documentary
Neil Gaiman: Dream Dangerously
from Respect! Films

Filmed on his final signing tour (the largest signing tour in history) and Neil’s farewell to life as a public figure before returning to writing full time. Neil Gaiman: Dream Dangerously offers viewers a fly-on-the-wall look at Neil on the road, interacting with fans and experiencing the struggles and joys of being an acclaimed public speaker and in-demand personality. At the same time, the film delves deeply into Neil’s writing process, exploring the childhood origins of his love of mythology, up to his struggles to keep his writing fresh after 25 years of successful storytelling.

The film includes unique interviews with Amanda Palmer, George RR Martin, Grant Morrison, Bill Hader, Michael Sheen, Kirsten Vangsness, Lenny Henry, Wil Wheaton and many more key figures in Neil’s creative and personal life. Ultimately this is a portrait of one of our most beloved fantasy writers that shows the way that fantasy can be a mirror for the world around us, and for the writer himself.

The film will be released on July 8 on
Vimeo On Demand. Unseen Films calls it “One of the finest films on creation that I’d ever seen… One of the very best films of 2016.”

We will be showing a special exclusive version that includes a brief Q&A to follow from Respect Films! for people who have questions on how this project came to be.

Earlier Event: July 9
Under the Cherry Moon
Later Event: July 10
Palo Alto Clay and Glass Festival