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October 2016

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Film still: Tharlo



"Beguiling"   —Screen International
"Masterful"   —Senses of Cinema
Recommended   —NewCity Chicago
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Film still: The Last Film Festival


Dennis Hopper's final film!

The Last
Film Festival

Chicago Premiere!

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Film still: Chronic


Best Screenplay
Palme d'Or
Cannes Film Fest
4 stars   —TimeOut London, The Guardian
Recommended   —Chicago Reader
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Under the Shadow

"A satisfyingly tense and atmospheric haunted-apartment thriller"   —Variety
"An emotionally direct and realistic horror story"   —Slant Magazine
4 stars   —The Guardian, RogerEbert.com
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Film still: The Hollow

Chicago Premiere!

The Hollow

Facets Film Dialogue:
Filmmakers in person!

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Film still: Made in France

Made in France

"Thoughtful and sobering"   —Variety
Recommended   —NewCity Chicago
Coming Soon
Film still: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Facets and the Chicago Opera Theatre present:

A Midsummer
Night's Dream

Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Academy Awards
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Film still: Innocence Unprotected


Innocence Unprotected

Best Feature
Chicago Intl
Film Fest, 1968
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Girl Asleep

"A weird and wonderful look into the mind of a teenager... [Bethany] Whitmore and [Harrison] Feldman give performances that are nothing short of courageous"   —Variety
"Girl Asleep has adventurous appeal"   —Chicago Tribune
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Film still: Shaun the Sheep


The 33rd Annual
Chicago International Children's Film Festival

  • 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