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March 2016

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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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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
 
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Fargo

WINNER
Best Actress
Best Writing
NOMINATED
Best Picture
Best Director
Academy Awards

A Facets Special Event! 35mm print!

 
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Diamond Tongues

"it's [Leah] Goldstein's performance that truly impresses. Inhabiting her frequently loathsome character with a fearsome commitment, the debuting actress...lays bare the insecurities and self-delusions of a young woman nearly unhinged by her obsessive quest for success"   —Hollywood Reporter
 
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Film still: The 10th District Court: Moments of Trials

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The 10th District Court: Moments of Trials

WINNER
Gold Plaque:
Best Documentary
Chicago Intl
Film Fest
 
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A Haunting in Cawdor

"A Haunting in Cawdor has the raw, grassroots makings of a feminist cult favorite"   —Village Voice
 
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Requiem for the American Dream

"This well-paced and cogent seminar... [Noam Chomsky] seems at the height of his intellectual powers"   —New York Times
Recommended "Its release couldn't be more timely"   —Chicago Reader
 
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Film still: The Automatic Hate

The Automatic Hate

Recommended "[The filmmakers] spin a hypnotic narrative from difficult subject matter"   —Chicago Reader
 
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Film still: River of Grass

New restoration of Kelly Reichardt's debut film!

River of Grass

NOMINATED
Best First Feature
Best First Screenplay
Best Debut Performance
Independent Spirit
Awards
Recommended "A deadpan delight"   —NewCity Chicago
 
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Film still: Jane Wants a Boyfriend

 

Jane Wants a Boyfriend

"Sweet, touching...a nice mix of spirit, buoyancy and candor"   —Los Angeles 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