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Face Time with David Granskog

Published: Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

Geneva resident David Granskog, 31, was at the Batavia Public Library Friends book sale when he answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.

Where did you grow up? Dixon

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Ronald Reagan

First job? Detasseling corn

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A lawyer. Instead, I make video documentaries.

A movie you’d recommend? “The End of Time”

Favorite charity? Kartemquin Films, a nonprofit educational and documentary film company. I was a post-production assistant for “As Goes Janesville.”

Do you have a documentary? Yes, it’s called “On Grave Horizon” about my great-great-grandfather, who died in a steel mill accident in South Chicago in 1889. You can see a trailer on www.vimeo.com

Hobbies? Kayaking, camping, hiking, fishing

Favorite local restaurant? Geneva Diner in Geneva

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I have a Danish girlfriend who is 4,000 miles away. I had first studied there abroad in 2010, and then I had an artist-in-residency in Copenhagan for six months.

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