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Métamorphoses

"Audacious, faintly preposterous, and utterly entrancing"   —Film Comment
"A challenging, yet compelling film"   —Los Angeles Times
 
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I, Olga Hepnarovà

"Anchored by a startling performance by Michalina Olszanska...I, Olga Hepnarovà is an austere, hypnotic story of sadness, madness and murder"   —New York Times
"A stoic and sobering character study"   —Village Voice
 
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The Rise to Power:
Face in the Crowd with Hugh Iglarsh

"A Face in the Crowd has never ceased to be relevant"   —Village Voice
 
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Mamma Roma

Recommended "The least known of Pier Paolo Pasolini's features in this country also happens to be one of his best"   —Chicago Reader
"Hell hath no fury like Mamma Roma, the virago played so stormily by Anna Magnani"   —New York Times
 
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The Student

"Splendid... a stormy, swoon-inducingly shot bout of Russian moral wrestling"   —Variety
4 stars   —TimeOut London, The Guardian
3 stars½ "Fascinating, provocative"   —RogerEbert.com
 
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U.S. Theatrical Premiere!

Max & Leon
(La folle histoire de Max et Léon)

 
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Encore Chicago Engagement

Below Her Mouth

 
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The Future of Affordable Healthcare:
Sicko with Dr. David Edelberg

"Equal parts laugh-riot and call to arms"   —TimeOut Chicago
 
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God Knows Where I Am

Critics' Pick "It will haunt you"   —New York Times
"A chilling exploration of the misery of mental illness"   —Variety
"Beautiful, evocative, and ultimately heartbreaking"   —The Atlantic
 
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The 15th Annual
Chicago African Diaspora Film Festival

"As diverse and porous as the diaspora itself"   —TimeOut Chicago
 

Past features for April

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Glory

"A gripping dark comedy that turns unnervingly tragic in its final stages"   —Hollywood Reporter
"Absorbing... confidently directed and performed"   —IndieWire
 
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All This Panic

4 stars "Astonishing... remarkably intimate"   —The Guardian
3 stars½ "Deep, shrewd and beautifully realized"   —RogerEbert.com
Recommended   —NewCity Chicago
 
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Triumph of the Will

"Technically brilliant, and still one of the most disturbing pieces of propaganda around"   —TimeOut

Followed by discussion with professor and filmmaker Judy Hoffman

 
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Karl Marx City

Critics' Pick "Unsettling... a smart, highly personal addition to the growing syllabus of distressingly relevant cautionary political tales"   —New York Times
"A chilling documentary"   —Variety
 
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1 Mile to You

Chicago Premiere!

 
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Betting on Zero

"Timely, provocative and absorbing"   —Los Angeles Times
"Convincing and emotional"   —IndieWire
"A searing exposé"   —Chicago Tribune
 
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Mission Control:
The Unsung Heroes of the Apollo

"Engrossing"   —Variety
"Mission Control...hits a piece of the spaceflight story that many other documentaries have only grazed"   —Film Journal International
 
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