Bill Stamets

Fest brings 12 days of opportunity to see entertaining works tackling topics from the Ukraine invasion to Iranian bureaucracy to 19th century French cuisine.
The Gold Hugo winner also claims a Silver Hugo for its cinematography.
Movies zero in on a South Side lottery king, a couple coping with ALS and the Evanston reparations program.
The 12-day treat for cinephiles — this year boasting 94 features and 56 shorts — kicks off Wednesday with its first opening night block party.
Director Apichatpong Weerasethakul, a School of the Art Institute grad, says he’s ‘overjoyed’ by the prize.
The 57th fest, opening Wednesday, screens movies from 57 different countries online and/or in theaters.
The city’s oldest film festival continues online through Sunday.
Streaming for the first time, the 11-day cinema smorgasbord is especially strong this year on non-fiction.
‘The Torch,’ making its world premiere, puts the Chicago bluesman into the context of American cultural history.