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May 2015

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"Ruthless and arrestingly gritty... as stylish, scorched-earth entertainment, it'll get you in its teeth"   —Village Voice
4 stars   —TimeOut London
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Pale Flower

4 stars "One of the most haunting noirs
I've seen"   —Roger Ebert
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Black Souls

"An undeniably powerful piece of work"   —Film Journal Intl
"The kind of gangster movie that other mob films aspire to be"   —Village Voice
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"[Metalhead] taps into something universal, and very precious, about loss, art and adolescent rebellion"   —New York Times
"The film deftly marries the essence of the music to a moving coming-of-age framework"   —Village Voice
Recommended   —Chicago Reader
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Film still: Lost in the White City

U.S. Premiere!

Lost in the
White City

"A twisted, polymorphously perverse rom-com... a dark comedy of manners"   —Take One
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Film still: Day Release

The Chicago Latino Reel Film Club presents:

Day Release

Best Feature Film
Mexico Intl
Film Fest
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Film still: The Lesson

The Lesson

Best Bulgarian Feature
Audience Award
Special Jury Prize
Sofia Intl Film Fest
"A precisely paced, nightmarish thriller"   —Village Voice
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The Chambermaid

Best Artistic Contribution
Montréal World
Film Fest
"Rarely has fetishism been portrayed with such intense, empathetic attention to detail"   —Variety
  • 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