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In Bloom

C.I.C.A.E. Award
Berlin Intl
Film Fest
4 stars "This is brilliant—smart and sensitive with a screw-you feminist streak"   —TimeOut London
Krampus and St. Nicholas


Closed for the
Christmas Holiday

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The Strange
Little Cat

"One of the most confident and unusual first features in recent memory"   —A.V. Club
Critics' Pick "Radically disorienting, disarmingly odd"   —New York Times
New Years Ball


Closed for
New Years Day

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Low Down

Cinematography Award
Sundance Film Fest
"A melancholy, evocative, beautifully made memory piece, unblinking and unromanticized"   —Los Angeles Times
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Remote Area Medical

"Deeply compassionate, quietly furious"   —New Yorker
3 stars "A heartbreaking examination of poverty-stricken America"   —Washington Post
3 stars "This is an important story, elegantly told, sometimes harrowing, always affecting"   —RogerEbert.com
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If You Don't, I Will

"Breaking up is hard to do, yet entirely pleasurable to watch, in If You Don't, I Will, an effortless fifth feature from writer-helmer Sophie Fillières that goes down with the mildly spiked smoothness of a chilled chenin blanc"   —Variety

Past features for November–December

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Facets Children + Youth present:

The 31st Annual
Chicago International Children's Film Festival

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Cinematography Award
Grand Jury Prize
Film Fest
"Outstandingly gripping and heartbreaking"   —Indiewire
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Logo: The 26th Annual Polish Film Festival in America


The 26th Annual
Polish Film Festival in America

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Bad Turn Worse

4 stars½   —Film Threat
3 stars "A confident, engaging film"   —RogerEbert.com
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One show only!

Between the Lines

Nandita Das and Subodh Maskara in attendance!

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The Chicago Latino Reel Film Club presents:

Patagonia of Dreams
(Patagonia de los Sueños)

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Miss Meadows

3 stars½ "Daringly weird, like a less-bloody but no less savage version of Lucky McKee's May, with less mutilation and more tea parties" —The Dissolve
"Timely... It takes a committed performance to make a character like Miss Meadows fly, and Katie Holmes goes all in"   —Village Voice
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Bhopal: A Prayer
for Rain

"Affecting... builds suspensefully to its inevitable tragic outcome"   —Film Journal Intl
Recommended "Stirring"   —NewCity Chicago
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Bad Hair

Best Film
San Sebastian
Film Fest
Recommended "An accomplished piece of social realist filmmaking, clear-eyed but tender"   —Chicago Reader
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Once Upon a
Time, Verônica

Best Film
Best Cinematography
Best Screenplay
+ 2 other awards
Brazilia Festival of
Brazilian Cinema
  • John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • Artworks: National Endowment for the Arts
  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
  • Chicago Community Trust
  • Illinois Arts Council