Cao Baoping’s Chinese romantic mystery “The Equation of Love and Death” screens for free Wednesday and Saturday at the Chicago Cultural Center.
Sundance programmer Mike Plante screens movies he commissioned for the price of lunch (more or less) in Lunchfilm Friday 1/15 at Chicago Filmmakers.
Chris Smith’s 2007 Sundance winner “The Pool” compares favorably with “Slumdog Millionaire,” another Westerner’s view of a poor Indian teen in love, in its wry humor and unmelodramatic look at social inequality. “The Pool” screens Tuesday 11/3 at the Midwest Independent Film Festival.
A handful of locally connected filmmakers screen among the national selections in week 2 of Asian American Showcase.
When a ruptured appendix put local director Ron Lazzeretti in the hospital, Michael Keaton stepped in to save the day. Now the project’s Sundance-bound.
The 2007 Sundance feature line-up