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December 2015

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Film still: The Creeping Garden

The Creeping Garden

"Stylish and quirky... An out-of-left-field nerdy delight"   —Hollywood Reporter
"[The filmmakers] tease out the depths of their subject with a sly skill, turning a curiosity of nature into a true revelation"   —New York Times
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Film still: Movement and Location

Movement and Location

Audience Award
Best Screenplay
Best Score
Film Fest
Recommended   —NewCity Chicago
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Film still: The Armor of Light

The Armor of Light

"Emotionally charged, theologically astute"   —Variety
"Compelling"   —Los Angeles Times
"A brilliant exploration of the appeal that firearms have for many white religious conservatives in America"   —
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Film still: A Swedish Love Story


Hosted by Facets Director Milos Stehlik

A Swedish Love Story

"Roy Andersson ... a master of the long-take, left-field comedy, a humane advocate of the virtues of the absurd"   —The Guardian
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Film still: The Keeping Room

The Keeping Room

"Powerful... a fine piece of storytelling"   —New York Magazine
"Lean and accomplished... daring and eccentric"   —Village Voice
Recommended   —NewCity Chicago
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Film still: Stinking Heaven

Stinking Heaven

"[An] abrasive study of a crumbling commune"   —Variety
"It's a searing ensemble piece with an array of striking faces and open emotional wounds"   —
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Film still: Crime Wave


One show only!
A Canadian underground classic!

Crime Wave

"Dementedly enjoyable" —Chicago Reader
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Film still: Dreams Rewired

Dreams Rewired

4 stars "A marvellous essay film"   —The Guardian
"Lively, visually enthralling"   —New York Times
3 stars½   —
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Film still: Casa Grande

Casa Grande

Audience Award—Best Film
Rio de Janeiro
Intl Film Fest
"A beautifully observed and acted story of class distinctions, race relations and family conflict"   —Los Angeles Times
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Film still: Hard Labor

Hard Labor

Golden Camera &
Un Certain Regard
Cannes Film Fest
"A smart, sneaky little shocker"   —Film Journal International
  • 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