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Film still: To Be Takei


To Be Takei

"A unique blend of camp and conviction" —Variety
"An affectionate portrait... never less than joyful" —Village Voice
4 stars —TimeOut NY
 
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Starred Up

"This is furiously compelling stuff, convincingly mounted and superbly acted" —TimeOut London
Critics' Pick "Affecting" —New York Times
3 stars½ "Devastating" —RogerEbert.com
 
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Gringo Trails

Chicago premiere!

 
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Film still: Happy Funerals from the 2013 fest

 

The 6th Annual
Romanian Film Festival of Chicago

 
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Film still: See You Next Tuesday

See You Next Tuesday

WINNER
Audience Choice Award
Chicago Underground
Film Fest
"Perfectly encapsulates the vibrant cynicism at the root of American underground filmmaking today" —Indiewire
 
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Swim Little Fish Swim

WINNER
Best Film
Best Direction
Best Actor
Gen Art
Film Fest
"Vibrant" —Twitch
 
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The Dog

Critics' Pick "An absorbing, rollicking documentary"   —New York Times
"A wonderfully weird documentary"   —Film Journal Intl
4 stars "A triumph"   —RogerEbert.com
 
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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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Logo: REEL Recovery Film Festival

 
 

The 1st Annual
REEL Recovery Film Festival

 

Past features for August

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Film still: 37 Days

 

FREE admission! One show only!
In commemoration the 100th
Anniversary of the start of WWI

37 Days

"Grippingly uncovers the countdown to war... Its masterstroke is to reframe this history textbook timeline as a subtle character study" —The Independent
 
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Policeman

WINNER
Special Jury Prize
Locarno Intl
Film Fest
Critics' Pick "Electrifying... a commentary on the world as much as on Israel"
—New York Times
 
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Film still: The Summer of the Flying Fish

The Summer of Flying Fish

"A refined, politically conscious film... a movie of astounding subtlety"   —Variety
"Lyrical, heartbreaking"   —Village Voice
 
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Film still: Coldwater

Coldwater

WINNER
Best Director
Boston Film Fest
 
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The Chicago Latino Reel Film Club presents:

Hopeful Hopeless
(La Espera Desespera)

 
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Moebius

"Gloriously off-the-charts"
—Variety
"An impressive formal achievement"
—Los Angeles Daily News
4 stars
—TimeOut Chicago
 
  • John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • Artworks: National Endowment for the Arts
  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
  • Chicago Community Trust
  • Illinois Arts Council