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July 2015

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Film still: They Are We


Filmmaker Emma Christopher in person!

They Are We

"A fascinating ethnographic lesson that also works as a mystery story"   —Chicago Reader
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Chicago Premiere!

Saugatuck Cures

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The Strongest Man


Film Fest
"Beautifully oddball... it's like Terrence Malick directing Napoleon Dynamite—Indiewire
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Closer to God

"An ambitious, thoughtful and provocative take on the Frankenstein story"   —Screen International
"With admirable economy, writer-director Billy Senese has crafted an eerie piece that's as much an effective cautionary tale as it is a stirring film of ideas"   —Los Angeles Times
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Film still: Accidental Love


Chicago Premiere!

Accidental Love

One show only!

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Filmmaker Daniel Peddle in person!

Sunset Edge

"A reflective and visually compelling narrative"  —Indiewire
"Director Daniel Peddle gets great performances from his non-professional cast and expertly builds a taut and disturbing atmosphere"  —NY Daily News
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Chicago Premiere!

Meet Me in Montenegro

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Best Film
Best Director
+8 other awards
Academy Awards
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The Naked Spur

"One of the very best Anthony Mann westerns—which means one of the very best westerns, period"   —Chicago Reader
"It remains one of the major works in the genre"   —Village Voice
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Film still: The Womb

The Chicago Latino Reel Film Club presents:

The Womb
(El Vientre)

"Vanessa Saba... [creates] a character so intense and unhinged, she easily joins the ranks of memorable female villains."   —Twitch
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Madame Bovary

"Measured and absorbing"   —Variety
"Mia Wasikowska is superb"   —New York Daily News
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All of Me

Recommended "[Director Arturo] Villaseñor has achieved something rare—a satisfying piece of spiritual filmmaking on a delicate political topic"
  —Chicago Reader
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"Delicate and beautiful"   —Variety
Recommended "Lovely, auspicious"   —NewCity Chicago
  • 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