The African Diaspora Film Festival and more goings-on 6/11-6/14.
Tag: African Diaspora Film Festival
Eddie Huang’s Double Cup Love, Rooftop Cinema Club, and more things to do in Chicago this week
Chicago’s Leading Ladies, Spring BBQ, and more happenings from June 13-16
Our guide to the Chicago African Diaspora Film Festival
Eight new features make their Chicago premieres at the African Diaspora Film Festival.
The year in movie revivals, H through N
The second in a three-part series on the year’s best repertory screenings
The 25-year-old Mestizo: The freshest movie in town
Mario Handler’s Venezuelan feature receives a belated Chicago premiere tomorrow.
Reader’s Agenda Mon 6/17: “Chicago 78/79,” The Russian Play: An Improvised Black Comedy, and the African Diaspora Film Festival
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Monday, June 17
A “living newspaper” from Madagascar, now at Facets
Previewing one of the highlights of this year’s African Diaspora Film Festival, which screens Sunday with the director in attendance
A list of 20 notable classics and rediscoveries that screened in Chicago in 2012
The year in revival screenings
Big Wednesday: One People and other notable screenings
Previewing the highly Surinamese film One People and other movies playing around town tonight
Fritz Lang, song-and-dance man—and other notable screenings
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
The communal filmmaking of Welcome to Pine Hill
Previewing the New York-shot independent drama, which director Keith Miller will introduce at Facets this weekend
This Week’s Movie Action
Debra Granik’s new drama, Winter’s Bone, is part suspense movie, part ethnography, and the two are closely linked: without its persuasive landscape of an Ozarks mountain community in the 21st century, it wouldn’t be nearly as tense. It’s the subject of this week’s long review.
African Diaspora Film Festival
Friday through Thursday, 6/18-6/24, at Facets
The African Diaspora Film Festival opens today at Facets Cinematheque. Plus, this week’s Critic’s Choices and new reviews.