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December 2016

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Film still: Always Shine

Always Shine

Critics' Pick "A deft, assured movie with a sly self-reflexive undercurrent"   —New York Times
4 stars   —TimeOut NY
Recommended   —NewCity Chicago
 
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Pet

"Pet zigs when you expect it to zag and takes a sharp left turn into a deep well of pitch black crazy when you least expect it"   —Slash Film
 
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Film still: Ten Canoes

MEMBERS ONLY SCREENING:

Ten Canoes

WINNER
Special Jury Prize
Cannes Film Fest
 
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Film still: The Academy of Muses

The Academy of Muses

"A vibrant portrait of academic unrest that changes, against seemingly impossible odds, into an experimental romantic comedy"   —IndieWire
Recommended "Smart, darkly funny... supple and seductive"   —NewCity Chicago
 
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Film still: Burn Country

Burn Country

WINNER
Jury Award:
Best Actor—
U.S. Narrative Feature
Tribeca Film Fest
"Flavorsome, engaging and unpredictable"   —Variety
 
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Film still: Camera Store

 
 

Chicago Premiere!

Camera Store

 
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Film still: A Stray

Filmmaker Musa Syeed in person!

A Stray

Critics' Pick   —New York Times, Village Voice
4 stars "Syeed's pious film is refreshing, showing us a corner of America that we never see"   —RogerEbert.com
 
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Film still: Black Rose

 

Chicago Premiere!

Black Rose

 
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Film still: In Her Name

 

In Her Name
(Au nom de ma fille)

Recommended   —NewCity Chicago
 
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Film still: Off the Rails

Off the Rails

WINNER
Grand Jury Prize
DOC NYC
Critics' Pick "Assured and thoughtful"   —New York Times
 
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