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Human Rights Watch Film Festival fights the power

This touring program continues Thursday, June 2, through Thursday, June 9, at Facets Cinematheque, 1517 W. Fullerton. Unless otherwise noted, tickets are $9, free for Facets members. Following are selected screenings; for more information and a complete schedule call 773-281-4114 or see facets.org. Enemies of the People Veteran Cambodian journalist Thet Sambath spent more than […]

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Rated X-Perimental

In this week’s issue Fred Camper weighs in on the 21st Onion City Experimental Film and Video Festival, which kicks off Tuesday, June 16, at the Gene Siskel Film Center and continues through Saturday, June 20, with programs at Chicago Filmmakers and Nightingale. Among the dozens of short films and videos screening are new works […]

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Rated X-perimental

New works by Ken Jacobs, Ernie Gehr, Jim Trainor, and others at the 21st Onion City Experimental Film and Video Festival. Also this week: the Dave Eggers-scripted “Away We Go,” the eye-opening documentary “Afghan Star,” and the Human Rights Watch Film Festival.