COLE SMITHEY

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Hi, I'm veteran film critic Cole Smithey. Thanks for visiting my Patreon page.

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I found out about Patreon through my brother-in-law John Kyle while visiting him and his family in Portland, Maine. John is a gifted singer/songwriter making great music that this community of artistically inclined people like us, support. Helping each other create is a cool path to be on — maybe the coolest.

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—Cole

Here's an episode from my video essay directors series for your enjoyment.


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If I'm fortunate enough to reach a $5000 per month support rate, I would be able to complete my encyclopedic book on film genres, create more videos, and travel to more international film festivals.
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