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No Doc Fix for Barney Frank Fans

It appears self-styled equality champ Barney Frank can no longer catch a break in #ThisTown.  

(Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

(Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Not only has the documentary team that followed the Massachusetts Democrat around during his final year in Congress struggled to make ends meet on Indiegogo, now the art house theater where the trio had originally planned to stage the D.C. premiere of “Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank” is staggering toward a fast-approaching final bow. Filmmaker Sheila Canavan told HOH plans to share the up-close-and-personal look at the former lawmaker with District cinephiles have been shelved pending the conclusion of the ongoing fundraising push. She and partner Michael Chandler have raised roughly a third of the funds (around $30,000, at press time) they feel is necessary to fine-tune the silver-screen treatment of Frank’s everyday existence.