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May 20–26, 2016

From This Day Forward

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Film still: From This Day Forward


Chicago Premiere

In the midst of filmmaker Sharon Shattuck's awkward preteen years, her father came out as a transgender woman and changed her name to Trisha. Sharon's mother, Marcia, and Trisha announced that they would separate, but finding themselves heartbroken at the idea of being apart, they decided not to go through with the divorce. As the Shattucks reunite to plan Sharon's wedding, she seeks a deeper understanding of how her parents' marriage survived the radical changes that threatened to tear them apart In this powerful and moving portrait of a modern family.

Directed by Sharon Shattuck, 2015, U.S.A., 74 mins.


  • Fri.–Sat., May 20–21 at 6:30 & 8 pm
  • Sun., May 22 at 6 & 7:30 p.m
  • Tues.–Thurs., May 24–26 at 6:30 & 8 pm
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$10 general admission

$5 for Facets Members

The Facets Cinémathèque is located at 1517 W. Fullerton Ave. in Chicago. Call the Cinémathèque Hotline at 773.281.4114 for the latest schedule, showtimes and updates.

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  • 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