The 56th annual celebration of cinema features nearly 60 films, seven of which are world premieres, online and at the drive-in.
Both highly collaborative art forms often play on improvisation and the music of chance.
This year’s selections look back at history and ahead to the future through the eyes of ambitious young people.
Inspired by the rerelease of Do the Right Thing, five films that most effectively make summer a part of the story
The American remake starring Bryan Cranston and Kevin Hart lacks the heart of the French original.
Josie Dunn at Lincoln Hall and more goings on 8/10-8/12
Spike Lee’s latest is set in 1970, but it’s all about 2018.
The veteran filmmaking reflects on his career in film and television, making the transition to directing, and his collaborations with Spike Lee.
If not “Chiraq,” then what?
Also, “Chuy” Garcia is not the only candidate running for Luis Gutierrez’s congressional seat.
Chicago plays itself in this dramatization of the First Couple’s first date.
Jamila Woods’s stunning solo debut, Heavn, offers a healing elixir of “black girl magic” to help us imagine a path through troubled times.
Laser Comedy Show, Sunflower Bean, and more happenings from February 29-March 3.
Spike Lee’s new film was funded in part by a state subsidy.
Trust None, a 2004 Chicago street film that finally saw proper release last month, captures the local hip-hop scene better than Chi-Raq.