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January 2016

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Film still: The Wonders

The Wonders

WINNER
Grand Prix
NOMINATED
Palme d'Or
4 stars "Terrific performances from the ensemble cast bring warmth and insight to this Cannes Grand Prix winner"   —The Guardian
 
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Drone

"[A] cool-headed, finely constructed documentary on the newest, most controversial method of warfare"   —The Guardian
"A solid, thought-provoking documentary"   —Los Angeles Times
 
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Diablo

WINNER
Best Feature Film
San Diego
Film Fest
 
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Film still: Sympathy, Said the Shark

Sympathy,
Said the Shark

WINNER
Audience Award
Portland Film Fest

Director Devin Lawrence and filmmakers in attendance

 
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Film still: Intruders

Intruders

"Admirably nasty... menacing and magnetic"   —Los Angeles Times
"An efficiently engineered suspense movie, with solid performances and a tight pace"   —Chicago Tribune
 
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Moonwalkers

3 stars "Cheerfully insane, comically violent, often confounding... featuring terrific performances by [Ron] Perlman and [Rupert] Grint"   —Chicago Sun-Times
 
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Film still: All Mistakes Buried

All Mistakes Buried

WINNER
Best Actress
Best Actor
Best Editing
Boston Film
Fest
 
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Film still: Testament of Orpheus

Facets and the Chicago Opera Theatre present:

Testament of Orpheus

"A wry, self-conscious re-examination of a lifetime's obsessions, with Cocteau playing himself at the centre of the mythology that he created in countless books, plays, films and paintings"   —TimeOut London
 
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Alone Across the Pacific

"Odd and magisterial... full of [Kon] Ichikawa's graphic and compositional brilliance"   —Chicago Reader
 
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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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  • Artworks: National Endowment for the Arts
  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
  • Comer Family Foundation
  • Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • Alphawood Foundation
  • Polk Bros. Foundation