Remembering the people and films that made the video store special.
Now is the time to tackle some daunting cinema.
Four films exploring humanity, made for the big screen.
Marco Bellocchio’s films remind us that cinema is an adventure.
The romantic pull of the Soviet ideology in film.
You might have missed some of the most groundbreaking and innovative films of the 2010s.
Yes, there are some ties.
Curated by filmmakers (and former Chicagoans) Alexander Steward and Lilli Carré, this two-program mini festival includes new work and selected retrospective titles. Filmmakers featured this year include Janie Geiser, Barbara Hammer, Allison Schulnik, Kevin Eskew, and Sebastian Buerkner.
Final films from five directors to mark our farewell—for now—from writer Ben Sachs.
1 hour 18 min • 2003
NR • 1 hour 51 min • 2019
Five films that successfully temper heavy social analysis with laughs.
First- and second-time directors shine in these six worthwhile films making their local premieres.
Both highly collaborative art forms often play on improvisation and the music of chance.
NR • 2 hours 12 min • 2019