Five films released for home viewing by Facets Multimedia, whose influential cofounder recently passed away.
Zaradasht Ahmed’s eye-opening film takes viewers as close as possible into postoccupation Iraq.
Oliver Laxe’s Islamic western plays at Facets Multimedia for two more nights.
The year in old movies
Marcela Said’s debut feature begins a weeklong run at Facets Multimedia this weekend.
Notes on a couple new releases from a young distributor that aims to “destroy the barriers between grindhouse and art-house.”
The controversial filmmaker’s experimental epic screens as part of an upcoming series about Brazil’s indigenous population.
The new documentary Big Joy draws attention to a chronic failure of U.S. movie culture.
Previewing an independent debut feature, which opens tomorrow at Facets Multimedia
Noting an upcoming retrospective of the Czech New Wave director
The second in a three-part series on the year’s best repertory screenings
Considering how the Chinese director’s latest fits into his body of work
Noting the marginalization of working life in mainstream U.S. cinema
Chicago International Children’s Film Festival celebrates 30 years of programming.
Revisiting the 1979 BBC teleplay in light of I Declare War, the recent Canadian feature playing at Facets Multimedia