Tobacco Pipe Documentary

“The 2001: A Space Odyssey of Pipe Making Documentaries”
Stephen Pizzello
Chief Editor and Publisher
American Cinematographer

“Striking the same reverence for its subject as Jiro Dreams of Sushi”
Third Coast Review

Tobacco Pipe Documentary

“The 2001: A Space Odyssey of Pipe Making Documentaries”
Stephen Pizzello
Chief Editor and Publisher
American Cinematographer

“Striking the same reverence for its subject as Jiro Dreams of Sushi”
Third Coast Review

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IN THE CASE OF MY FATHER, HIS KNOWLEDGE IS NOT GONE. IT LIVES ON IN ME.

  • Tobacco Pipe Documentary

A FILM ABOUT PIPES.
A FILM ABOUT PEOPLE.

For centuries, the tobacco pipe has been a symbol of contentment and contemplation. Through the window of this transcendental artifact and its sacred origins, Father the Flame is a cinematic exploration of legacy, family and love.

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Tobacco Pipe Documentary

A FILM ABOUT PIPES.
A FILM ABOUT PEOPLE.

For centuries, the tobacco pipe has been a symbol of contentment and contemplation. Through the window of this transcendental artifact and its sacred origins, Father the Flame is a cinematic exploration of legacy, family and love.

  • Tobacco Pipe Documentary
  • Tobacco Pipe Documentary
  • Tobacco Pipe Documentary
  • Tobacco Pipe Documentary

Meet the Cast

Learn more about the people that make up the film.

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Upcoming Screenings:

Grand Rapids, Michigan – June 13th.

7pm at Celebration North
2121 Celebration Dr NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

In The News

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DVD Pre-order is now live!

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Put that in your pipe and smoke it: UP pipe maker among world’s best

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By DANIEL WANSCHURA • DEC 18, 2018 • MICHIGAN RADIO • Just…
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THE TRUTH HURTS: REVIEWS OF “[CENSORED],” “FATHER THE FLAME” & “UNITED SKATES”

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By KYLE SANDERS • OCT. 17, 2018 • CHIRP RADIO • This…
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Filmmaker Chad Terpstra Makes Big-Screen Debut With “Father The Flame”

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By MIGUEL RUIZ • OCT. 17, 2018 • LOYOLA PHEONIX • “Father…

Chicago Film Festival: Father the Flame

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By EDITOR • OCT. 13, 2018 • THE TIMES WEEKLY • This…
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CINE-LIST: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12 - THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18

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By DS • OCT. 12, 2018 • CINE-FILE CHICAGO • Chad Terpstra’s…

CIFF 2018 preview

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By DAVID J. FOWLIE • OCT. 11, 2018 • KEEPING IT REEL The…

CHIRP RADIO GOES TO THE 2018 CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL!

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By KYLE SANDERS • OCT. 11, 2018 • CHIRP RADIO • Movie…
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Dispatch: More Than 15 Films To See at Chicago International Film Festival This Weekend

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By MATTHEW NERBER • OCT. 11, 2018 • THIRD COAST REVIEW • Father…
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Pipe-Making Documentary Father The Flame To Premiere At 54th Chicago Int’l Film Festival

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By KEVIN GODBEE • OCT. 10, 2018 • PIPEMAGAZINE.COM • Acclaimed…

Father The Flame Premieres At Chicago International Film Festival

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By ANDREW WIKE• OCT. 9, 2018 • SMOKINGPIPES.COM • Chad…
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Pipemaking Documentary to be Featured at Chicago International Film Festival

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OCT 3, 2018 • TOBACCOBUSINESS.COM • Father the Flame,…

'Birds Of Passage', 'Border' among Chicago international competition line-up (exclusive)

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By JEREMY KAY • SEPT. 14, 2018 • SCREENDAILY • Cannes…
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