Gene Siskel Film Center presents a dazzling monthlong retrospective on Jiří Trnka.
New work by Andrew Bujalski (Results), Debra Granik (Winter’s Bone), and Paul Schrader (Auto Focus) turns up in this year’s Chicago Critics Film Festival.
Tensions between Palestinians and Israelis, tradition and modernity mark the 17th edition of the long-running festival at Gene Siskel Film Center.
The 34th edition of the long-running festival brings 60 new features from Spain, the U.S., and Central and South America.
Six new features, and one silent relic with Sessue Hayakawa, screen at this year’s festival.
Profiles of Elvis Presley (The King) and Ruth Bader Ginsberg (RBG) and new work by Eugene Jarecki (director of Why We Fight) and Mila Turajlic (director of Cinema Komunisto) make their local premieres in this year’s edition.
Arthur Swidzinski and Mike Kosciesza planned to document their adventure, but never thought it would take ten years.
Shot in the Dark, executive produced by Chance the Rapper, spends two and a half eventful years at Orr Academy.
New films by Arnaud Desplechin (A Christmas Tale), Kornél Mundruczó (White God), Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist), and Wim Wenders (Buena Vista Social Club) light up the festival’s 21st edition.
The Kartemquin Films release profiles nonagenarian newlyweds who were torn apart.
In a new documentary, filmmaker Jack C. Newell captures the life cycle of chef Jake Bickelhaupt’s dearly departed Uptown restaurant.
The Reader’s film editor selects his favorite movies that premiered in Chicago this year.
The Chicago Movies & Music Festival makes its November debut with feature films about David Bowie, queer punk, New Orleans piano, gospel quartets, Ozzfest, Malian traditional music, and lots more.
Watching the watchers at the Chicago International Film Festival