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February 2017

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Film still: The Ardennes


The Ardennes

4 stars "This is storytelling as lean and unpredictable as a fighting dog; it's one of the strongest first features I have seen this year"   —The Guardian
 
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The Sunshine Makers

"A nuanced portrait of behavior at once principled, naïve, and dangerous... [Cosmo Feilding] Mellen's film is the rare documentary to function as time capsule, philosophical inquiry, and rollicking thriller all at once"   —The Daily Beast
 
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Lost in Florence

Chicago Premiere!

 
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Hunter Gatherer

Critics' Pick "A sweet, shambling poem to the tenacity of hope and the sustaining power of friendship"   —New York Times
Recommended "Whimsical and touching"   —Chicago Reader
 
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Film still: Unconditional Basic Income with Enno Schmidt

FACETS TEACH-IN—a FREE event!

Ideas for the 21st Century:
Unconditional Basic Income with Enno Schmidt

Panel discussion with Jerome McDonnell, host of WBEZ's Worldview

 
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Film still: Sophie and the Rising Sun

Sophie and the
Rising Sun

"[A] gentle-hearted romantic drama that succeeds most winningly as a study of resilient female fellowship"   —Variety
"Sensitively crafted"   —Chicago Tribune
 
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Stray Bullets

"An enjoyably blood-soaked thriller with unexpectedly lyrical interludes"   —Hollywood Reporter
 
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Film still: 1 Night

 

1 Night

"A compelling story and honest look at love and relationships... endearing"   —Austin Chronicle
 
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Incident Light

WINNER
Best Actress
FIPRESCI Prize
Jury Prize
Mar de Plata
Intl Film Fest,
Argentina
 
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Starless Dreams

5 stars "Brilliant"   —The Guardian
4 stars "A grim but necessary watch"   —TimeOut London
Recommended   —Chicago Reader
 
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MEMBERS ONLY SCREENING:

Splendor

NOMINATED
Palme d'Or
Cannes
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