Robert Barry Francos

About Robert Barry Francos

Robert Barry Francos has lived in Saskatoon for over a decade, having spent most of his life in New York City. Part of the New York punk scene from nearly its inception, he has been known to hang out with musicians, artists and theatrical types. His fanzine, FFanzeen, was published from 1977 through 1988, giving him opportunity to see now famous bands in their early stages. Media, writing and photography have been a core interest for most of his life, leading to a Masters in Media Ecology from New York University. This has led to travel to Mexico, England, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Israel and Egypt, and recently he taught a university class in media theory in China.



Author Archives: Robert Barry Francos

Comic Book Junkies

September 21st, 2020 | by Robert Barry Francos

Comic Book Junkies is a comedy about fans and cosplayers who are thrown into a spin when the Coronavirus cancels


The Vinyl Revival

August 21st, 2020 | by Robert Barry Francos

Vinyl records have gone from obsolescence to being all the rage with the kids! This informative documentary tracks its resurgence in this


Comic Book Junkies

August 15th, 2020 | by Robert Barry Francos

Comic-Con is cancelled and the world of comic book nerds is in disarray. But this clever film made in quarantine


STIV: No Compromise No Regrets

September 6th, 2019 | by Robert Barry Francos

Fans of punk music will enjoy the depth of Danny Garcia’s recent biographical documentary about The Dead Boys’ Stiv Bators,


Band vs. Brand

May 9th, 2019 | by Robert Barry Francos

The documentary Band vs Brand looks at the idea of bands, brands, and everything in between — the industry and



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