A list of the 35 best movies to play Chicago this year.
A roundup of new and notable movies playing in Chicago between September 6 and 12.
The 25th annual Onion City Experimental Film and Video Festival shows the overlap between narrative and avant-garde cinema.
A review of a short experimental video screening as part of the Nightingale’s Charles Fairbanks program on Saturday night
Chicago Filmmakers presents the 24th Onion City experimental festival
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue.
Presented by Chicago Filmmakers, the 23rd Onion City festival runs Thu-Sun 6/23-6/26. Following are selected works from the opening-night program (Thu 6/23, 8 PM) at Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State, and the nine subsequent programs (showtimes below) at Chicago Filmmakers, 5243 N. Clark. For more information call 773-293-1447; a complete schedule is available […]
New movie reviews in the Chicago Reader.
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 […]
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.