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August 2014

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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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Film still: Policeman


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


Best Director
Boston Film Fest
Coming Soon
Film still: Hopeful Hopeless


The Chicago Latino Reel Film Club presents:

Hopeful Hopeless
(La Espera Desespera)

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Film still: Moebius



"Gloriously off-the-charts"
"An impressive formal achievement"
—Los Angeles Daily News
4 stars
—TimeOut Chicago
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Film still: To Be Takei

To Be Takei

"An affectionate portrait... never less than joyful" —Village Voice
4 stars —TimeOut Chicago
3 stars½ "A celebration of a man of great resilience" —Chicago Sun-Times
  • 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