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Big

Once again the Chicago International Film Festival is a hodgepodge of movies assembled with no discernible point of view. If you walked into a well-stocked bookstore and grabbed the first 130 titles in sight, you’d have a collection very much like it.

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Cinema Sprawl

The 24th Chicago International Film Festival, running from Monday, October 24, through Sunday, November 6, promises fewer programs this year–a little less than 100 versus last year’s 131–with a good many more repeats; and the screenings occupy a much wider geographic spread, with films showing on the University of Chicago campus and at the Three […]