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Eight Forty-Eight

Filmmaker Wendy Jo Carlton tackles young love in Chicago with a musical twist

Chicago-based director Wendy Jo Carlton has always loved a good love stories: Her 2009 film Hannah Free chronicled a lifelong love affair between two women as one nears the end of her life. Her latest film took a lighter look at love. Jamie And Jessie Are Not Together, shot in Chicago, explores the relationship between two close friends. Is theirs' a romantic love or friendship? Eight Forty-Eight recently sat down with director Wendy Jo Carlton and actress Jessica London-Shields, who plays Jessie. Jamie and Jessie Are Not Together makes its Chicago debut Friday at the Gene Siskel Film Center.

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