All That Breathes, I Didn’t See You There, Last Flight Home, and more.
Changing culture requires shifts in thinking as radical as adapting to virtual reality.
Steve James’s docuseries authentically captures the people and places that define the city.
Benji Espinoza’s work for Quantum Distributors and the D.J. International label helped boost house into its exalted place in the global pop pantheon.
The comedian talks finding his voice and acting his ass off.
Levan Akin’s latest feature makes history for LGBTQ+ visibility in Georgia.
Grün Wasser diversify their apocalyptic EBM on the new Not OK With Things, the Chicago South Side Film Festival celebrates house music with a documentary by Jesse Saunders, and more.
After backing seven films at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, CMP focuses on the future.
You’ve heard about Damien Chazelle’s much-praised Whiplash—now here’s the backlash.
Two documentaries on Nobel-winning microcredit pioneer Muhammad Yunus, who’s fighting to keep his position as the head of the Grameen Bank he founded: “Bonsai” 3/24 and “To Catch a Dollar” 3/31.
Kevin Breslin’s short documentary “Living for 32,” about Colin Goddard, antigun activist and Virginia Tech shooting survivor, screens Friday 2/25 in the Peace on Earth Film Festival, which runs through Sunday 2/27 at the Chicago Cultural Center.
Steve James and Alex Kotlowitz tail former gang members addressing urban violence as a public health crisis in the Kartemquin Films documentary “The Interrupters,” premiering Friday 1/21 at the Sundance Film Festival.
Joe Swanberg’s “Uncle Kent” opens Friday in the Sundance Film Festival and on IFC, and his “Art History” and “Silver Bullets” premiere next month in the Berlin Film Festival.
Dyana Gaye’s Senegalese musical “Saint Louis Blues” and Alla Kovgan and David Hinton’s “Nora” about Zimbabwean dancer-choreographer Nora Chipaumire screen tonight in the Black Harvest Film Festival.
Wanuri Kahiu’s post-apocalyptic short “Pumzi” screens and YA novelist Nnedi Okorafor reads and speaks in the African Woman and Science Fiction program Sunday at the DuSable Museum of African American History.