Friday’s CIFF Dispatch talks up Harlem doc The Apollo, dark fairy tale Adoration, Guatemalan drama Our Mothers, and Minhal Baig’s coming-of-age story Hala.
At CIFF, we take a look at religious drama Maternal, episodic romantic dramedy Babyteeth, German potboiler Lara, and historical queer horror Carmilla.
Nietzchka Keene’s adaptation of the Grimm fairy tale is a haunting black-and-white showcase for Björk.
We speak to the director and writer/star of Chicago Critics Film Festival’s opening night film about the disturbing timeliness of their Chicago-set drama.
Chicago’s documentary film festival comes to a close with docs on the war in Ukraine and a cute little farm in SoCal.
Day 2 of Chicago’s documentary film festival displays films about iconic journalist Mike Wallace and the trials and tribulations of a family struggling to provide private EMT care in Mexico City.
The Hungarian animated film is a stunningly psychedelic dive into art and film history.
Clint sits down with the documentary filmmaker to talk about his observations of post-war Bosnia and the fascinating subjects of his story.
Shawn Convey’s doc about a Bosnian biker gang on a humanitarian mission is a meditative mood piece on war, trauma, and purpose.
Clint sits down with local Chicago filmmaker Michael Smith to talk about his latest indie comedy, and with regular Linklater composer Graham Reynolds about his work on Sundance darling Sister Aimee.
For the latest interview podcast, Clint talks to the filmmakers behind Netflix’s Polar, and the director of a […]
We talk to star/writer McKenzie Chinn, director Gregory Dixon, and actor Charles Andrew Gardner about their vibrant, Chicago-set […]
The first-time filmmaker and the veteran actor sit down to talk about Chomko’s experiences with Alzheimer’s in her […]
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We sit down with the director of the upcoming long-distance running doc 3100: Run and Become to talk […]
The 36th annual LGBTQ+ film fest starts up this week in Chicago, and we talk about some of […]
Jim McKay’s tale of the plight of undocumented workers in America is soulful, sensitive, and a potent rebuke […]