With a nod to this week’s Onion City Experimental Film and Video Festival, capsules from the archives about avant-garde cinema
“When people come up to me after screenings to tell me that they loved one of the shorts but hated another, I feel like I’ve done my job well.”
A mostly complete local viewing guide
It lacks some of the buzzier movies from the international festival circuit, but there’s still plenty worth seeing. Our critics weigh in on 24 offerings.
Five days’ worth of features and short subjects screen in the festival’s 24th edition.
An Nobel Prize-winning chemist, a 12-year-old theater critic, an American Ninja Warrior stuntman, and more extraordinary Chicagoans
Anatomy of Habit signs to Relapse, the Chicago Film Archives hosts a mixed-media mixer, and more.
A fascinating new sound installation by filmmaker Deborah Stratman invites the contemplation of sonic warfare.
Deborah Stratman’s meditation on Manifest Destiny, “O’er the Land,” screens Monday 4/19 at UIC.