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August 2015

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All of Me

Recommended "[Director Arturo] Villaseñor has achieved something rare—a satisfying piece of spiritual filmmaking on a delicate political topic"
  —Chicago Reader
 
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Unexpected

"Delicate and beautiful"   —Variety
Recommended "Lovely, auspicious"   —NewCity Chicago
 
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The Runner

"Nicolas Cage gives a nicely subdued lead performance"   —Chicago Reader
"A smart political drama"   —Chicagoist
 
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Chicago Premiere!

Enchanted Kingdom

 
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Prince

WINNER
Special Mention
Berlin Intl
Film Fest
"Expertly paced and gorgeous to behold"   —Village Voice
 
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Dark Star:
H.R. Giger's World

"Intimate and thoroughly insightful"   —Twitch
3 stars "Genuinely warm and involving"   —RogerEbert.com
 
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Members Only Screening:

Les Cousins

WINNER
Golden Bear
Berlin Intl
Film Fest
"The performances are brilliant... and it's a treat to watch one of the finest ever film-makers find his voice"   —The Telegraph
 
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The Chicago Latino Reel Film Club presents:

Forgotten
(Olvidados)

 
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The Iron Ministry

"The best film about China in the twenty-first century that I've seen to date"   —Artforum
"Outstanding... pungently immersive"   —Hollywood Reporter
"An undeniably virtuoso accomplishment"   —Cinema Scope
 
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Tango Negro, The African Roots of Tango

"Passionate, polemical"   —Film Journal International
 
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We Come as Friends

WINNER
Special Jury Prize
Sundance
Film Fest
Recommended   —Chicago Reader
Recommended "Eye-widening, surreal, sorrowful and anarchic"   —NewCity Chicago
 
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Zipper

Produced by Darren Aronofsky

"Zipper boasts a great cast—and a great role for Lena Heady"   —Village Voice
 
  • 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