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Flashbacks: East German Films on Cold War Screens
Mar. 7, 2013
Two experts on East German cinema,
, discuss the international dimensions of German Democratic Republic filmmaking during the Cold War.
Preview: Chicago Underground Film Festival
Mar. 6, 2013
After 20 years of magic, CUFF continues to bend the boundaries of traditional filmmaking in ways that are sometimes disturbing, often beautiful and always unexpected.
David Mamet’s Chicago roots
Feb. 23, 2013
Life in the Windy City shaped the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright’s creative worldview, and even inspired some of his best-known work.
The art of projection winds down in the age of digital movies
Feb. 15, 2013
Projectioning films used to be a very hands on skill: requiring the eyes, ears and full attention of the technician. In the digital era, screening a film means pushing 'play'. How are local projectionists weathering the shift?
Female filmmakers shine at Sundance
Jan. 23, 2013
This year's Sundance Film Festival acknowledges more women behind the camera than ever before.
Chicago talent has Hollywood calling
Jan. 17, 2013
The top Chicago-based actors and comedians poised for career breakthroughs in 2013.
Kartemquin's big plans for 2013
Jan. 15, 2013
Chicago's vibrant documentary film community takes on the issues that shape our lives.
Will 'Amour' take Oscar gold?
Jan. 12, 2013
This unflinching portrait of old age is difficult to watch, but also impossible to ignore.
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