What is the WORK Series?



Sheriff (2006)

Sheriff Ronald E. Hewett keeps the peace in Brunswick County, North Carolina…


Musician (2007)

Chicago reed player Ken Vandermark has released over 100 albums with nearly 40 bands, and he shows no sign of slowing…



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IMPORTANT UPDATE FROM DIRECTOR DANIEL KRAUS: "The Work Series is on indefinite hiatus while I work to complete various writing projects. I look forward to returning to these documentaries in a few years to profile a number of fascinating women. In the meantime, the store is closed. Thank you so much for your enthusiam for this series."

All three DVD covers CLICK HERE to download Preacher, Professor, Musician, and Sheriff.

Looking for information on Daniel Kraus's novels Rotters and The Monster Variations? Head on over to the author site.

BIG NEWS: All four Work Series films (including the TV premieres of Professor and Preacher) began airing in September 2011 on the Documentary Channel, available for all those with Dish and Direct TV.

The Onion AV Club gives Professor an A- grade! And Preacher gets an A- grade, too!

Box Office Magazine gives Professor 4/5 STARS: "However ordinary working as a professor may be, this Professor is anything but."

Work Series retrospective at Chicago's Siskel Center, May 15-20, including Professor on May 15 with DK and Jay Holstein live.

Chicago Reader gets in-depth about DK's films, books, and life.

Musician had its TV premiere on the Ovation Network. Watch the TV promo.

Millions of viewers saw Sheriff premiere in January 2006 on the Emmy award-winning PBS series Independent Lens.

The Associated Press gets behind-the-scenes of Sheriff. The Onion called Sheriff the most memorable documentary of 2005.

International sales of Sheriff now being handled by Films Transit.

WATCH CLIPS of Sheriff, Musician, Professor, and Preacher.