Through filmmaker Fred Wiseman's lens, we've explored public places like hospitals, mental institutions, housing projects and high schools. In 2004, he turned his attention to lawmakers in the state of Idaho for the film State Legislature
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film critic Jonathan Miller recently says the time Wiseman spent with the State Legislature offers an intimate look at one of our core branches of government.
The film screens tomorrow night at 7 at Chicago Filmmakers
. Music Button: Andreas Kapsalis Trio, "Bashful Satyr", from the CD Original Scores, (Hinos Publishing)