Best of the Fest offers a second chance to see Gold and Silver Hugo winners.
Hear from Stephen Bannon, Orson Welles and a stop-motion animated king.
Jury chooses the Italian-Swiss-French-German co-production, set at a tobacco farm, for the Gold Hugo
Friday’s screenings cover sex trafficking in Vienna, online dance shows in Brazil, the career of Buster Keaton and more.
A Chinese road trip through the desert, an animated journey through space.
Sea travelers from Africa in “Styx,” sexual awakening in Vietnam in “The Third Wife.”
Stories of people on the move: volunteers crossing the Atlantic on a raft for science, and a townswoman running errands to help friends and relatives.
The U.S. national security advisor (Tika Sumpter) debates the president (Jamie Lee Curtis) in a thought-provoking thriller.
2 stories of women with powers beyond the norm stand out in today’s screenings.
A teen moves to Mexico City; a Cuban gets an offer from aliens; a Russian teen feels no pain.
Documentary surveys the African-American rollerskating scene with loving insight.
Documentary examines how Chicago ad writers have shaped national culture.
Some recommended titles among the dozens of local premieres at the 12-day cinematic splurge.
An exhibition at the Stony Island Arts Bank spotlights keepsakes and furnishings from the historic offices of Johnson Publishing.
The documentary specialists have been considered victims of Academy “snubs” of its past movies including the classic “Hoop Dreams.”