Presented by John Borowski

Explore the darker side of Chicago history with award-winning filmmaker John Borowski as he discusses the history of H.H. Holmes, the making of the film H.H. Holmes: America’s First Serial Killer and the book The Strange Case of Dr. H.H. Holmes.

John Borowski is an award winning independent filmmaker and author whose film works have garnered international acclaim and are distributed internationally on dvd, television, and streaming. Borowski’s “historical horror” trilogy of documentary films focus on late nineteenth and early twentieth century serial killers. His 2012 documentary HH Holmes has aired several times on PBS, and September 2019, Borowski will share his knowledge of the 1893 Columbian Exposition’s notorious serial killer.


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