After several pandemic pivots and herd immunity on the horizon, local movie theaters and film programs are returning to business not-quite-as-usual.
Spektral Quartet bring a mind-expanding program (and Julia Holter) to the Music Box, the Synthesizer-Chili Cookoff signs off with its tenth installment, and more.
Five films that achieve the rare cinematic feat of improving upon their predecessors.
His last American hit, Afterglow, a tale of two tangled couples, screens at the Chicago Film Society on Wednesday.
Men weren’t the only ones making thoughtful and provocative independent films in the 1960s and ’70s, as this selection demonstrates.
Five films that captured the vibrant, changing pop-music scene of the 1980s.
Five literary biopics whose visual style lives up to the words.
The Chicago Film Society presents a rare 35-millimeter screening of the Japanese director’s 1991 drama, a simple, tender story of love, friendship, and surfing.
Five extraordinary films about film, by five extraordinary filmmakers.
Two psychologically loaded horror classics return for Halloween.