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Alice in Wonderland (1933)

With an all star cast including Cary Grant, Gary Cooper, W.C. Fields, and Edward Everett Horton as the Mad Hatter, this pre-Code adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice books is still among the most bizar... READ MORE

Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod

Runtime: 76 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on May 6th

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The Artist's Garden: American Impressionism

From EXHIBITION ON SCREEN, the creators of Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse, comes a new film exploring how the relationship between art and gardening blossomed across the pond. THE ARTIST... READ MORE

Directed by: Phil Grabsky

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 13th

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Band Aid

Presented as part of THE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVALMarried couple Anna (Zoe-Lister Jones) and Ben (Adam Pally) fight constantly. It doesn’t help that they’ve each come to a standstill in their care... READ MORE

Directed by: Zoe Lister-Jones

Runtime: 91 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on May 12th

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La Barracuda

Presented as part of THE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVALA young British woman named Sinaloa comes to Texas to find Merle, her half-sister by way of their dead country musician father. It doesn't ta... READ MORE

Directed by: Jason Cortlund, Julia Halperin

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 12th

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Beach Rats

Presented as part of THE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVALFrankie, an aimless teenager on the outer edges of Brooklyn, is having a miserable summer. With his father dying and his mother wanting him t... READ MORE

Directed by: Eliza Hittman

Runtime: 95 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on May 12th

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Being There

A simpleton gains power inside the White House. Crazy! But that’s the path taken by Peter Sellers’ Chance the gardener, who becomes known as Chauncey Gardiner in Hal Ashby’s satire based on Jerzy Kozi... READ MORE

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Runtime: 130 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on May 8th

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Berlin Syndrome

Presented as part of THE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVALWhile holidaying in Berlin, Australian photographer, Clare, meets Andi, a charismatic local man and there is an instant attraction between th... READ MORE

Directed by: Cate Shortland

Runtime: 116 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 12th

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Birdboy: The Forgotten Children

Presented as part of THE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVALThere is light and beauty, even in the darkest of worlds. Stranded on an island in a post-apocalyptic world, teenager Dinky and her friends h... READ MORE

Directed by: Pedro Rivero, Alberto Vázquez

Runtime: 76 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on May 12th

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Bitch

Presented as part of THE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVAL Jill (Marianna Palka), a lonely, distraught housewife with four unruly children, paces on her dining room table with a belt around her... READ MORE

Directed by: Marianna Palka

Runtime: 93 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on May 12th

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Blue Velvet

Pre-show by Daniel Knox begins 20m before showtime.Returning home to visit his father who is in intensive care at the hospital, Jeffrey Beaumont stumbles upon a human ear he finds in a field. With loc... READ MORE

Directed by: David Lynch

Runtime: 120 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on May 28th

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The Boxer's Omen

The basic plot line of THE BOXER'S OMEN, involving the brother of a paralyzed boxer traveling to Thailand to seek vengeance upon beloved Bruce Lee foil Bolo Yeung, could little prepare you for the myr... READ MORE

Directed by: Chih-Hung Kuei

Runtime: 99 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on May 19th

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Caddyshack

It’s summer and thus time for golf, smart-dumb humor and CADDYSHACK. Harold Ramis, making his directorial debut from a script he wrote with Brian Doyle-Murray and Douglas Kenney, said he originally en... READ MORE

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Runtime: 98 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Jun 13th

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CCFF Shorts Program #1

Presented as part of THE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVAL In Approaching A Breakthrough, a man (Kieran Culkin) has a terrible argument with his girlfriend (Mae Whitman) just before ru... READ MORE

Directed by: Noah Pritzker, Axel Danielson, Maximilien Van Aertryck, Mark Borchardt, Lucas Leyva, Jillian Mayer,

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 12th

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CCFF Shorts Program #2

Presented as part of THE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVALThe documentary Because the World Never Stops is a revelatory look at the hidden side of the evening news. In The Arrival, a... READ MORE

Directed by: Axel Danielson, Maximilien Van Aertryck, Jocelyn DeBoer, Dawn Luebbe, Rob Savage, William “Davy” Cab

Runtime: 92 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 12th

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Columbus

Director Kogonada will be in attendance for a post film Q&APresented as part of THE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVALWhen a renowned architecture scholar falls suddenly ill during a speaking tour... READ MORE

Directed by: Kogonada

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 12th

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Dina

Presented as part of THE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVALDina’s getting married in a few weeks and there’s still so much to do. She has to move her boyfriend, Scott, from his parents’ house to her a... READ MORE

Directed by: Antonio Santini, Dan Sickles

Runtime: 101 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on May 12th

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Dog Years

With a special guest to be announced for a post film Q&APresented as part of THE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVALVic Edwards (Burt Reynolds) was one of the biggest movie stars in the world, know... READ MORE

Directed by: Adam Rifkin

Runtime: 94 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 12th

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Wednesday, June 14th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at The Park at WrigleyHigh school student Ferris Bueller wants a day off from school and he's developed an incredibly sophisticated plan... READ MORE

Directed by: John Hughes

Runtime: 103 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Jun 14th

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The Force

Presented as part of THE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVALSprawling, immediate, and complex, Peter Nicks’s vérité documentary moves like a pulsing, timely thriller. In 2014, after over a decade of fe... READ MORE

Directed by: Peter Nicks

Runtime: 93 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 12th

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A Ghost Story

Presented as part of THE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVALLauded filmmaker David Lowery (Ain't Them Bodies Saints, Pete's Dragon), reunites with his collaborators for a haunted tale like no other-one... READ MORE

Directed by: David Lowery

Runtime: 87 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 12th

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Ghostbusters

Wednesday, July 26th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at The Park at WrigleyPeter Venkman, Ray Stantz and Egon work at the University where they delve into the paranormal and fiddle with many... READ MORE

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Runtime: 105 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Jul 26th

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The Great Muppet Caper

“Kermit? What if we drift out to sea? What if we're never heard from again? What if there's a storm? Or - we get struck by lightning?” The Muppets are caught in the middle of a jewel heist in London,... READ MORE

Directed by: Jim Henson

Runtime: 97 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on May 27th

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

When Harry Potter's name emerges from the Goblet of Fire, he becomes a competitor in a grueling battle for glory among three wizarding schools—the Triwizard Tournament. But since Harry never submitted... READ MORE

Directed by: Mike Newell

Runtime: 157 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Jun 2nd

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Her Wild Oat

Featuring a live musical scored performed by Music Box House Organist Dennis ScottChicago International Film Festival Co-Founder Colleen Moore stars as “Mary Lou Smith, orphan – whose father left her... READ MORE

Directed by: Marshall Neilan

Runtime: 70 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on May 30th

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The Hero

Director Brett Haley will be in attendance for a post film Q&APresented as part of THE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVALTHE HERO stars the legendary Sam Elliott as an aging actor confronting mort... READ MORE

Directed by: Brett Haley

Runtime: 93 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on May 12th

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I, Daniel Blake

Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, the latest from legendary director Ken Loach is a gripping, human tale about the impact one man can make. Gruff but goodhearted, Daniel Blake... READ MORE

Directed by: Ken Loach

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 2nd

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Idiocracy on 35mm with Mike Judge

Thursday, June 1st | Tickets are $23.75truTV, The Onion, The A.V. Club and Clickhole are proud to present, 'Idiocracy' on 35mm with writer and director Mike Judge during the 4th Annual 26th Annual Com... READ MORE

Directed by: Mike Judge

Runtime: 84 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Jun 1st

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The Incredible Jessica James

Director Jim Strouse and star Noël Wells will be in attendance for a post film Q&APresented as part of THE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVALJessica James (Jessica Williams), a young, aspiring pla... READ MORE

Directed by: Jim Strouse

Runtime: 85 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 12th

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The Jungle Book

Wednesday, June 28th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at The Park at WrigleyThe man-cub Mowgli flees the jungle after a threat from the tiger Shere Khan. Guided by Bagheera the panther and th... READ MORE

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Runtime: 106 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Jun 28th

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The Little Hours

Aubrey Plaza, Kate Micucci & director Jeff Baena will be in attendance for a post film Q&A Presented as part of THE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVAL Medieval nuns Alessandra (Aliso... READ MORE

Directed by: Jeff Baena

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on May 12th

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Lucky

Director John Carroll Lynch will be in attendance for a post film Q&APresented as part of THE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVALLUCKY follows the spiritual journey of a 90 year old atheist and the... READ MORE

Runtime: 88 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 12th

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Mamma Mia

Sophie has just one wish to make her wedding perfect: to have her father walk her down the aisle. Now she just has to find out who he is... Join the music, laughter and fun of the irresistibly charmin... READ MORE

Directed by: Phyllida Lloyd

Runtime: 108 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on May 14th

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Manhattan

Opens May 26thReleased as a new 4K Digital Print scanned from the original camera negative.By turns a rhapsodic city symphony and an astute character study, MANHATTAN is a portrait of a modern metropo... READ MORE

Directed by: Woody Allen

Runtime: 96 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 26th

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The Martian

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on t... READ MORE

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Runtime: 144 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 9th

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Menashe

Presented as part of THE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVALDeep in the heart of New York's ultra-orthodox Hasidic Jewish community, Menashe, a kind, hapless grocery store clerk, struggles to make ends... READ MORE

Directed by: Joshua Z Weinstein

Runtime: 82 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 12th

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The Modern School of Film with Christopher Guest

Wednesday, May 31st at 7:00pm | Tickets are $27.50 truTV, The Onion, The A.V. Club and Clickhole are proud to present, The Modern Film School with Christopher Guest during the 4th Annual 26th Ann... READ MORE

Runtime: 90 mins

Opens on May 31st

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Mr. Roosevelt

Director/Star Noël Wells will be in attendance for a post film Q&APresented as part of THE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVALEmily Martin (Noël Wells) is a struggling 20-something who moved to Los... READ MORE

Directed by: Noël Wells

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 12th

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My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea

Director/Creator Dash Shaw in person Opening Night for a Q&A following in the 7pm screening and will introduce the 9:30pm screeningOpens May 5thFrom acclaimed graphic novelist Dash Shaw (New Schoo... READ MORE

Directed by: Dash Shaw

Runtime: 77 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 5th

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NTL: Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter, The Woman in Black), Joshua McGuire (The Hour) and David Haig (Four Weddings and a Funeral, The Witness for the Prosecution) star in Tom Stoppard’s brilliantl... READ MORE

Directed by: David Leveaux

Runtime: 200 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 7th

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Obit.

Opens May 19thDirector Vanessa Gould in person Opening Weekend!An inside look at life on The New York Times obituary desk.It's a shame no one wants to talk to them at parties, because obituary writers... READ MORE

Directed by: Vanessa Gould

Runtime: 95 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 19th

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On the Way

Chicago-based psychotherapist and multimedia artist Hart Ginsburg’s  films On the Way and Reflections will premiere at Music Box Theatre on Saturday, May 20,... READ MORE

Directed by: Hart Ginsburg

Runtime: 45 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on May 20th

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Patti Cake$

Presented as part of THE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVALPatricia "Killa P" Dombrowski drafts rhymes behind the bar at a dingy dive, trying to pay off her coarse but beloved Nana's medical bills and... READ MORE

Directed by: Geremy Jasper

Runtime: 108 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 12th

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Person to Person

Presented as part of THE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVALIn Person to Person, a record collector hustles for a big score while his heartbroken roommate tries to erase a terrible mistake, a teenager... READ MORE

Directed by: Dustin Guy Defa

Runtime: 84 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 12th

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Popeye

Co-sponsored by CHIRP - Chicago Independent Radio ProjectRobin Williams and Shelley Duvall are Popeye and Olive Oyl in this unlikely and sublime live action adaptation of the timeless Fleischer Brothe... READ MORE

Directed by: Robert Altman

Runtime: 114 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on May 22nd

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A Quiet Passion

Opens May 19thCynthia Nixon delivers a triumphant performance as Emily Dickinson as she personifies the wit, intellectual independence and pathos of the poet whose genius only came to be recognized af... READ MORE

Directed by: Terence Davies

Runtime: 126 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 19th

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Rocky Horror Picture Show

This notorious horror parody — a fast-paced potpourri of camp, sci-fi and rock ‘n’ roll, among other things — tracks the exploits of naïve couple Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon) after... READ MORE

Directed by: Jim Sharman

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on May 6th

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Rookie of the Year

Wednesday, July 12th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at The Park at WrigleyHenry Rowengartner is a young kid who is a big baseball fan. He even plays on a little league team, but he is rathe... READ MORE

Directed by: Daniel Stern

Runtime: 103 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Jul 12th

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The Room

This “electrifying American black comedy about love, passion, betrayal and lies” stars (and was directed, written and produced by) the mysterious Tommy Wiseau, and has been a cult favorite in LA since... READ MORE

Directed by: Tommy Wiseau

Runtime: 99 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on May 5th

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The Running Man

***30th Anniversary***In the future (the year 2017), the rule of law is governed by television ratings. One show dominates the airwaves – THE RUNNING MAN – where convicted prisoners have a chance at f... READ MORE

Directed by: Paul Michael Glaser

Runtime: 101 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on May 26th

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The Sandlot

Wednesday, August 9th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at The Park at WrigleyScotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball. The neigh... READ MORE

Directed by: David M. Evans

Runtime: 101 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Aug 9th

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Score: A Film Music Documentary

Presented as part of THE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVALThis documentary brings Hollywood's premier composers together to give viewers a privileged look inside the musical challenges and creative s... READ MORE

Directed by: Matt Schrader

Runtime: 93 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 12th

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Solaris

Plays May 26th-29thNew 4K Digital Restoration!Ground control has been receiving mysterious transmissions from the three remaining residents of the Solaris space station. When cosmonaut and psychologis... READ MORE

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Runtime: 166 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 26th

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Southland Tales on 35mm

Director Richard Kelly in person for a post film Q&APresented as part of THE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVALDuring a three day heat wave just before a huge 4th of July celebration, an action st... READ MORE

Directed by: Richard Kelly

Runtime: 145 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on May 12th

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Stage Russia presents Anna Karenina

Directed and choreographed by Angelica Cholina, this internationally award winning Vakhtangov Theatre production of ANNA KARENINA is a choreographed interpretation of Leo Tolstoy's classic novel.Choli... READ MORE

Directed by: Angelica Cholina

Runtime: 134 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 3rd

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Stage Russia presents The Cherry Orchard

First produced in 1904 at The Moscow Art Theatre under the direction of Konstantin Stanislavsky, this production of Anton Chekhov's classic tale of cultural futility, starring Russian stage and screen... READ MORE

Directed by: Adolf Shapiro

Runtime: 167 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 7th

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Stalker

Plays May 26th-29thNew 4K Digital Restoration!One of the most immersive and rarefied experiences in the history of cinema, Andrei Tarkovsky’s STALKER embarks on a metaphysical journey through an enigm... READ MORE

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Runtime: 163 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 26th

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Take Me

Star/Director Pat Healy will be in attendance for a post film Q&APresented as part of THE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVALRay is a fledgling entrepreneur who specializes in high-end simulated ab... READ MORE

Directed by: Pat Healy

Runtime: 83 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 12th

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Watership Down

A very serious, violent, and heartbreaking movie about bunnies, WATERSHIP DOWN features the voice acting talents of the late, great John Hurt, who leads a pack of rabbit companions to a new home after... READ MORE

Directed by: Martin Rosen

Runtime: 91 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on May 20th

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Wayne's World

CLICK HERE to purchase ticketsWayne is still living at home. He has a world class collection of name tags from jobs he's tried, but he does have his own public access TV show. A local station decides... READ MORE

Directed by: Penelope Spheeris

Runtime: 94 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 10th

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Wild

Presented as part of THE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVALAn anarchist young woman breaks the tacit contract with civilization and fearlessly decides on a life without hypocrisy or an obligatory safe... READ MORE

Directed by: Nicolette Krebitz

Runtime: 97 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 12th

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