Chris Francis: Shoes

Artist/shoe maker Chris Francis debuts his creativeshoes with a museum exhibition/artist in residence at the Craft and Folk Art Museum in Los Angeles. This short film explores his creativity in making shoes, using his background in art and carpentry, revealing the cross roads of his creative ambitions- artist or shoe designer?

  • Virginia Lee Hunter
  • Virginia Lee Hunter
  • Chris Francis
    Key Cast
  • Vanessa Gonzalez
    Key Cast
  • Holly Jerger
    Key Cast
  • Christopher Livsay
    Key Cast
  • Virginia Lee Hunter
  • Garrett Guidera (footweat market)
  • Kat Cory Touschner
  • Allistair Duff
  • Mark Degliantonio
    Film Score
  • The Frogs
    Film Score
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    People, art
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes 46 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 31, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    8,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • St Louis International Film Festival
    St Louis
    United States
    November 10, 2017
  • SF Indi Doc Fest
    San Francisco
    United States
    June 10, 2018
    West Coast
  • Indie Film Fest
    United States
    May 20, 2018
  • Marfa Film Festival
    Marfa texas
    United States
    July 13, 2018
  • Miami Fashion Film Festival
Director Biography - Virginia Lee Hunter

Virginia Lee Hunter is an award winning photo-journalist whose transition to filmmaking began with her first documentary CARNY in 2006, a collaboration with Canadian filmmaker Alison Murray. CARNY was inspired by Hunter’s photo book, CARNY: Americana on the Midway.
Hunter has worked on a number of documentaries, Fambul Tok, The Source, and Folk.
Tumbling from the Mountain of Truth; the art of Anselm Spring is Hunter’s first solo film.

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Director Statement

I seem to have friends with very interesting life pursuits. I decided to make short films about them honoring their visions and endeavors. My first was about german artist Anselm Spring and now this film about Chris Francis.