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Film still: Bluebird

Bluebird

WINNER
Best Actress
& Jury Award
Karlovy Vary Intl
Film Fest
Recommended —NewCity Chicago
 
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Kung Fu Elliot

WINNER
Jury Award:
Best Documentary
Slamdance
Film Fest
Elliot is dynamic, deceptive, and powerful filmmaking" —Twitch
 
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Song of the Sea

 

Facets Family Film Series

St. Patrick's
Day Edition

Two animated feature films:
Song of the Sea and Secret of the Kells

 
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Film still: Force Majeure

In Case of No Emergency:
The Films of
Ruben Östlund

Featuring:
Play, Force Majeure, Involuntary
and Guitar Mongoloid

 
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Promotional image from the 2014 African Diaspora Film Festival

The 13th Annual
Chicago African Diaspora Film Festival

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

Past features for February

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Film still: Amira & Sam

Amira & Sam

WINNER
Jury Award
Savannah Film
& Video Fest
"Thoughtful and perceptive"   —Filmmaker Magazine
 
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Winter Sleep

WINNER
Palme d'Or &
FIPRESCI Prize
Cannes Film Fest
"Nuri Bilge Ceylan is at the peak of his powers with Winter Sleep, a richly engrossing and ravishingly beautiful magnum opus"   —Variety
 
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Tord & Tord

 

Facets Family Film Series

Valentine's Day Edition

Two programs of animated shorts
from around the world

 
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Film still: Therese Raquin

 

Facets and the Chicago Opera Theater present:

Thérèse Raquin
(aka The Adultress)

Followed by live excerpts from the
Chicago Opera Theater

 
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Film still: Young Bodies Heal Quickly

 

Young Bodies
Heal Quickly

"[An] alternately troubling and rousing experience... chock-full of bravura moments, genuinely inspired performances"   —Indiewire
 
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Film still: White Rabbit

 

White Rabbit

WINNER
Best Actor
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Boston Film Fest
 
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Film still: Joy of Man's Desiring

Joy of Man's Desiring

WINNER
Audience Choice Award
Chicago Intl
Film Fest
Recommended —Chicago Reader
 
  • John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • Artworks: National Endowment for the Arts
  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
  • Chicago Community Trust
  • Illinois Arts Council