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  1.  
    Hello Folks,

    Is there any more news about the documentary yet? The website, and also the Facebook page, don't seem to have been updated for a long time.

    Obviously there's been a slight(..!) worldwide issue that's interfered with everything, but some news would be nice.
  2.  
    As well as the Wire doc, I'd love to know if any plans for a 2022 Tour are being discussed. I believe I saw the last two shows they did on the 2020 Tour in Brooklyn, NY. It would be great to know if the band has any intention to get back on the road this year.
  3.  
    I'm not on Facebook, I also would like to know what's new in Wireworld?
  4.  
    hello
  5.  
    Perhaps worth bouncing this up again. It's been such a long time since there was any news regarding the film.
  6.  
    I think it's done.
  7.  
    Do you mean it's complete, Alexander, or has disappeared?

    The website is less than helpful:

    https://www.wire-film.com/

    Thank you.
  8.  
    The last I hear:

    PEOPLE IN A FILM
    The filming for our music documentary on post-punk titans WIRE continues a pace. This week it was an honour and a solid hoot to be able to interview the artist Jake Chapman. He was warm, open and very witty. As a long term fan and collector, to be able to explore his studio was like being a kid in a delightfully bleak candy store.
  9.  
    I think the last update I had from Malcolm Boyle was in September 2021. At that time he said (among other things) the following:

    · We have most of the film shot

    · It looks fantastic – props to all camera ops and special props to Director of Photography Carney James Turner

    · We have made a very good start on cutting the film and have the entire story roughly assembled on the timeline

    · We’ve cut a sample chapter with which to pitch for funding to cover the costs of editing and completion

    · We’ve begun discussions with film festivals about future inclusion of People In A Film. So far a very positive response
  10.  
    Is anyone else getting slightly concerned about the lack of current information regarding the film?

    I can't find anything, anywhere, websites haven't been updated for months and it would be nice to
    think those of us who contributed money towards it could at least be kept informed of its progress.
  11.  
    I am!! & band? !!!
  12.  
    This is the problem with crowd funding campaigns. There are no checks & balances to ensure that the people receiving the money are fulfilling their end of the bargain.
  13.  
    I've just had an email from Malcolm Boyle about the project, as I guess all the other supporters have. If anyone hasn't got his update, please sing out here and I'll post a copy.
  14.  
    Tbh it‘s a bit of a non-update, no ?
  15.  
    I had it too, and I agree with Biccio.

    So we might get to see it in the middle of 2023?

    It would be nice to hear from Wire directly about this. I can't imagine they're
    particularly happy about it.
  16.  
    Wire's official page on FB in response to asking about the documentary:

    "You might have noticed there has been a pandemic? Covid did delay People In A Room but it's definitely on its way!"

    Probably not the most tactful way of dealing with fans who ponied up $$$ to support you
  17.  
    Copied from Malcolm Boyle’s FB post..

    Flying to Washington DC to resume international shooting on People In A Film - Underground Head Films’ feature documentary on the legendary Wire.

    Very excited to announce we’ll be spending tomorrow at the Dischord House with Ian MacKaye - heart of the DC Hardcore scene. Ian co-founded Teen Idles, Minor Threat and Fugazi; and is thus in my humble opinion, one of the most significant figures in American rock music. A real privilege.

    On Thursday we fly to Chicago to interview writer, journalist and musician Jim DeRogatis - not just the foremost authority on American psyche, nor just the man who toured supporting Wire playing the entirety of their first album whilst Wire played entirely unfamiliar material to the audience, but also the journalist who tirelessly pursued R. Kelly to stop his abuse of women when the industry thought him untouchable.

    And as a grand punchline, we rise early the next morning to interview Steve Albini. Not just one of the world’s most renowned producers - or “recording engineer” as he always describes himself, but a man with A Big Opinion on many things. Much entertainment to be had.

    More updates soon. This film is really shaping up!
  18.  
    Good to hear.

    Still not very happy with Wire's comment on Facebook though.

    They've got our money. Regardless of "Covid", was it too much to ask for an occasional update, even if it was just to say 'nothing to report'.
  19.  
    Still got our money.

    Still no DVD.

    And no more information posted....
  20.  
    They were still filming as of September 2022. I would be utterly shocked if this thing is finished before the end of 2023. Project was fully funded three years ago.

    Crowdfunding really exploits "future self" bias.