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More Movies: The final days of the 24th Chicago International Film Festival

The 24th Chicago International Film Festival, now into its final days, still has some 40-odd programs to go, reviews and descriptions of which can be found below. A few specifics: Screenings are at the Biograph, 2433 N. Lincoln; the Three Penny, 2424 N. Lincoln; the Music Box, 3733 N. Southport; and Ida Noyes Hall on […]

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Week One of the 24th Chicago International Film Festival: A Day-by-Day Guide

Monday October 24 Burning Secret The first feature film of Andrew Birkin (the brother of Jane Birkin), who worked on the script for The Name of the Rose and costarred with his sister (playing her husband) in Jacques Doillon’s La pirate. Set in Austria shortly after World War I, and filmed largely in Marienbad, Czechoslovakia, […]