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April 2017

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"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"   —
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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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
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"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 Student

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

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

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Below Her Mouth

"Focuses on a love affair as unlikely as it is urgent"  —Washington Post
"Destined to be one of the year's most provocative releases... an erotic tour de force of uninhibited filmmaking exploring the nature of intimacy, sexuality, and the female gaze"  —Film Stage
  • John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • Artworks: National Endowment for the Arts
  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
  • Comer Family Foundation
  • Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • Alphawood Foundation
  • Polk Bros. Foundation