On Thursday morning, Bobcat Goldthwait is driving to the Music Box Theatre for a test screening of his latest documentary. It’s a short drive for the comedian/writer/director who just recently moved to DuPage County and gave himself the nickname the “Daniel Craig of DuPage.” “I had to get out of [DuPage],” Goldthwait jokes. “The autograph […]
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The legendary documentary maker dives headfirst into the New York public library system.
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Laura Poitras, who recorded the Edward Snowden leak in Citizenfour, returns with her latest documentary, Risk.
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After backing seven films at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, CMP focuses on the future.
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The Witness revisits the 1964 murder of Kitty Genovese, which became a symbol of bystander apathy.
A 1968 documentary from Kartemquin Films explores the nature of fulfillment.
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