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.”
The jury also honors the co-directors and lead actresses of “Birds Are Singing in Kigali.”