After several pandemic pivots and herd immunity on the horizon, local movie theaters and film programs are returning to business not-quite-as-usual.
The Chicago Cinema Workers Fund raises money for the folks who run the box offices, concessions stands, and more.
The sprawling program features rarely viewed experimental films from Latin America.
At a talk Saturday, an intrigued local audience showed support for the radical leftist Kurdish utopia in Syria.
New reviews and notable screeenings in this week’s issue
This week also brings an exciting program of new experimental videos by local artists Kaycee Conaway and Molly Hewitt.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
Tomorrow night the Nightingale hosts a screening to benefit recently incarcerated avant-garde filmmaker Joe Gibbons
The year in old movies
Rediscovering the Twilight Zone-esque Catholic television series Insight, which ran from 1960 to 1983
The city is full of avant-garde film screenings over the next six days.
The “Run of Life” series begins this Monday with Jill Gillooly’s Suitcase of Love and Shame
Previewing an experimental mini-festival called Dearest Chicago, Please Love Me! Yours Truly, Detroit
Noting a free screening of Dead Birds, Gardner’s 1964 documentary about the Dani people of Papua New Guinea
Previewing upcoming film-related events at Noble Square’s Nightingale and at the Chicago Home Theater Festival