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August 2017

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The Confessions

WINNER
Award of Ecumenical Jury
NOMINATED
Best Film
Karlovy Vary Intl
Film Fest
 
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The Skyjacker's Tale

"Shocking and powerfully absorbing"   —Los Angeles Times
Recommended   —Chicago Reader
"An engrossing account of a story that is as relevant as ever"   —RogerEbert.com
 
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Some Freaks

"The actors pour such intensity into the portrayals of rejection and hurt anger it's hard to watch, but their craft and purity of emotion is masterful"   —Film Threat
"Intriguing... an unexpectedly different take on a genre that still isn't played out"   —Chicago Sun-Times
 
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Brave New Jersey

"An uplifting romp, led by a lovely, delicate performance from Tony Hale"   —Film Inquiry
4 stars½ "A real charmer of a film... it it does what it does exceptionally well, with fluid direction and pitch perfect performances"   —Eye for Film
 
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Paulina

WINNER
Critics Week Grand Prize
FIPRESCI Prize
Cannes Film Fest
"A severe story, made more so by its powerhouse lead actress"   —New York Times
 
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The Marriage of
Maria Braun

"A landmark in German cinema... [Hanna] Schygulla gives a magnificent performance"   —The Guardian
4 stars   —Roger Ebert
 
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Santoalla

"An engrossingly atmospheric true-crime tale of village strife... quietly absorbing"   —Hollywood Reporter
"A touching portrait of sunny idealism turned dark and a micro-study in souring rural politics"   —Variety
 
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Dave Made a Maze

WINNER
Audience Award
Slamdance
Film Fest
"Gloriously goofy"   —Chicago Sun-Times
"A fun ride"   —Chicago Reader
 
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Marjorie Prime

3 stars½ "Gorgeously acted"   —Chicago Tribune
Recommended   —Chicago Reader
3 stars½ "One of the strangest, most disturbing and most thought-provoking films of 2017"   —Chicago Sun-Times
 
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Kékszakállú

WINNER
FIPRESCI Award
Venice Film Fest
 
  • 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