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February 2016

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Film still: Democrats

Democrats

WINNER
Best Documentary
Tribeca Film Fest
Critics' Pick "Both inspiring and upsetting...a film that deserves to be called 'necessary'"   —New York Times
 
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Film still: The President

The President

WINNER
Golden Hugo—Best Feature
Chicago International
Film Fest
4 stars Recommended   —Chicago Reader
 
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Film still: Bridgend

Bridgend

WINNER
Best Actress
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
NOMINATED
Best Narrative Feature
Tribeca Film Fest
Recommended   —Chicago Reader
 
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Mustang

Critics' Pick "A stunning debut feature"   —New York Times
Recommended   —Chicago Reader
3 stars½ "Mustang grabs you with its own sense of haunting melancholy, as well as an increasing feeling of urgency and outrage"   —RogerEbert.com
 
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Film still: WR: Mysteries of the Organism

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WR: Mysteries of the Organism

WINNER
FIPRESCI Prize
Gold Hugo
Chicago Intl
Film Fest
4 stars   —Roger Ebert
 
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Film still: Rolling Papers

Rolling Papers

WINNER
Special Jury Prize
Independent Film Fest
of Boston
"The film's not just for potheads. It proves a compelling examination of the state of print journalism"   —Village Voice
 
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Film still: Hitchcock/Truffaut

Hitchcock/Truffaut

"An endearing portrait of filmmaker-to-filmmaker adoration that brings Truffaut's landmark book into the present, making its dialogue feel continuous, fresh, and alive"   —Cinema Scope
"Enthralling"   —RogerEbert.com
 
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Film still: The Vanished Elephant

 

The Vanished Elephant

"This puzzling whodunnit gets steadily more intriguing as it morphs into a mind-bending who-am-I... It weaves a spell so mesmerizing words don't do it justice anyway"   —Los Angeles Daily News
 
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Film still: Magical Girl

Magical Girl

WINNER
Best Film
Best Director
San Sebastián Intl
Film Fest
"Always compelling, this Spanish suspense film...takes so many psychological left turns that after a while it begins to feel like a vortex" —Chicago Reader
 
  • 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