A Great Lakes piping plover can be hard to spot. Walking up to the Montrose Beach Dunes Natural Area, you may initially confuse it for a killdeer—its taller cousin—or a spotted sandpiper. You may even need a pair of binoculars. But the piping plover’s light gray feathers, quick run, and distinctive “peep” will ultimately give […]
This year’s selection included everything from a highly anticipated rock opera to compelling documentaries to an award-winning film featuring a character who lactates motor oil.
Walking the red carpet, breaking VIP barriers, and searching for Bill Murray
The actor’s role in the onscreen adaptation hearkens back to his introduction to musical theater and time spent in New York City.
The Chicago Japan Film Collective highlights the country’s lesser-known cinematic works.
Jer Sklar’s feature Tom of Your Life makes its local premiere in a one-week run at the newly reopened Music Box.
Go to the Body explores healing, justice, and what it actually looks like to protect Black women.
After several pandemic pivots and herd immunity on the horizon, local movie theaters and film programs are returning to business not-quite-as-usual.
The artist, animator, and self-proclaimed comedian touches on the personal and political with his “Digital Fables.”
Capturing social justice movements and amplifying voices of change are at the core of Soft Cage Films.
Rogers Park’s New 400 Theater pulled out all the stops to not only survive the past year but come out the other side even better.
Even with Asian-American talent on and off the screen, the film reflects back a myth of monolith.
Florian Zeller’s drama is a brilliant exploration of dementia, pain, and vulnerability.
The New Frontier program introduced groundbreaking multimedia series watched through a pair of VR goggles.
The new director of programming prepares for the return to in-theater viewing and beyond.