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2350 Last Call: The Neo Story

Eric Richter46mUSAEnglish Documentary Features
Opened in 1979 as Chicago's first alternative dance club, Neo reigned for 36 years as a sanctuary for misfits, weirdos, and outcasts and ground zero for an explosion of fashion and music trends.
Also in this Program
The 39th
Laura Fallsgraff31mUSAEnglish Documentary Shorts

306 Hollywood

Elan Bogarin, Jonathan Bogarin1h 36mUSAEnglish Documentary Features
306 Hollywood is a magical realist documentary of two siblings who undertake an archaeological excavation of their late grandmother’s house.

48 Hour Film Project - Group A

What kind of film could you create if you were given 48 hours, a character, a prop, and a single line of dialogue? Find out tonight as we screen films from this year’s 48 Hour Film Project. 5 After 5 Productions - Fractured Blue September Films - The Cakeicide Buffoonery Films - Snap Fair Creek Films - Us and Them Introverse Productions - A Hazy Tune Manmauji Films - Record Breaker Midlife Crisis - WTF Mutant Geek Videos - God is a Dude Short Bus Talking Pictures - The Lady’s Bro Swag Chef Chef - Handy Andy #2 T2 Productions - Kraxos Team Dharma - Infectus The Randoms - Brushing it Off The Tribe - Social Bonding Why April? - Association for Sheep Safety

48 Hour Film Project - Group B

What kind of film could you create if you were given 48 hours, a character, a prop, and a single line of dialogue? Immediately following our 48 Hour Film Project screenings we’ll award this year’s winners. 5 After 5 Productions - Fractured Blue September Films - The Cakeicide Buffoonery Films - Snap Fair Creek Films - Us and Them Introverse Productions - A Hazy Tune Manmauji Films - Record Breaker Midlife Crisis - WTF Mutant Geek Videos - God is a Dude Short Bus Talking Pictures - The Lady’s Bro Swag Chef Chef - Handy Andy #2 T2 Productions - Kraxos Team Dharma - Infectus The Randoms - Brushing it Off The Tribe - Social Bonding Why April? - Association for Sheep Safety

At The Drive-in

Alexander Monelli1h 19mUSAEnglish Documentary Features
Unable to purchase a $50,000 digital projector, a group of quirky film fanatics in rural Pennsylvania fight to keep a dying drive-in alive by showing old 35mm film prints and working entirely for free

Best of American Spectrum

The winners of American Spectrum Lens Short and Feature juried awards.

In this Program
Mine
Nick Dixon13mUSAArabic (English Subtitles)American Spectrum Short
Reparation
Kyle Ham1h 45mUSAEnglish American Spectrum Feature

Best of Documentary

The winners of Best Documentary Short and Feature juried awards.

In this Program
Bacon & God's Wrath
Sol Friedman9mCanadaEnglish Documentary Short
Do Not Resist
Craig Atkinson1h 13mUSAEnglish Documentary Feature

Best of World Cinema

The winners of Best World Cinema Short and Feature juried awards.

In this Program
Alles Wird Gut (Everything Will Be Okay)
Patrick Vollrath30mAustriaGerman (English Subtitles)World Cinema Short
West Coast
Benjamin Weill1h 20mFranceFrench (English Subtitles)World Cinema Feature

Between Waves

Joe Herbert1h 45mUSAEnglish American Spectrum Features
When a best-selling author has a midlife crisis, he returns to his coastal hometown and embarks on a wild adventure in a desperate attempt to reclaim his youth.

Between Waves

Joe Herbert1h 45mUSAEnglish American Spectrum Features
When a best-selling author has a midlife crisis, he returns to his coastal hometown and embarks on a wild adventure in a desperate attempt to reclaim his youth.

Bi Txirula (Two Flutes)

Iñigo Garcia Agirrezabalaga1h 24mSpainBasque (English Subtitles)World Cinema Features
Two men walk. They run away. They cross varied landscapes like migratory birds looking for a warmer place, a better place. “Bi txirula” is a travel. A travel where the characters reflect on the life and the chance of a better world while they manage to survive.

Dare to Struggle, Dare to Win

Christopher Gruse1h 24mUSAEnglish Documentary Features
A city-sanctioned, police-run decoy unit and a radical Marxist attorney clash in post-insurrection Detroit in a struggle to restore civil order after 22 African Americans are senselessly murdered.

Diminuendo

Adrian Stewart1h 46mUSAEnglish American Spectrum Features
When asked to direct the biopic of his actress girlfriend who committed suicide, filmmaker Haskell Edwards becomes obsessed with the lifelike robot created to mimic her.

Diminuendo

Adrian Stewart1h 46mUSAEnglish American Spectrum Features
When asked to direct the biopic of his actress girlfriend who committed suicide, filmmaker Haskell Edwards becomes obsessed with the lifelike robot created to mimic her.

Film School Africa

Nathan Pfaff1h 39mUSAEnglish Documentary Features
A Hollywood casting director leaves her lucrative career behind in order to teach filmmaking, and art therapy, to youth in an impoverished community in South Africa.

Finding Hygge

Rocky Walls1h 30mUSAEnglish Documentary Features
A documentary exploring Denmark's secret to happiness.

Finding Hygge

Rocky Walls1h 30mUSAEnglish Documentary Features
A documentary exploring Denmark's secret to happiness.

GameChangers

Joseph Dondanville1h 16mUSAEnglish Documentary Features
Two high school basketball games … one headline grabbing brawl … a memorable reunion amongst rivals 50 years later … GameChangers!

Getting Naked: A Burlesque Story

James Lester1h 25mUSAEnglish Documentary Features
“Getting Naked: A Burlesque Story” reveals the sexy sub-culture of neo-burlesque in New York City, exploring what it means to be an artist, an entertainer, and a woman in the toughest city on Earth.

In the Wake of Ire

Brian Maurer1h 35mUSAEnglish American Spectrum Features
A father reunites with his daughter 20 years after an accident left her with no memory of her father. But he could never forget her face. They grow dangerously close as his past life returns with her.

RBG

Julie Cohen, Betsy West1h 37mUSAEnglish Special Presentation
A look at the life and work of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Regionrat

Javier Reyna1h 39mUSAEnglish American Spectrum Features
In a place full of rumors, misery and pot, when life knocks you down, you roll one up.

Regionrat

Javier Reyna1h 39mUSAEnglish American Spectrum Features
In a place full of rumors, misery and pot, when life knocks you down, you roll one up.

Santa Inocencia

Meritxell Campos Olivé1h 6mGermanyItalian (English Subtitles)World Cinema Features
In the frame of a small Italian village, eight characters atone themselves through the structure of the station drama.

Skippers

Aaron Wertheimer1h 11mUSAEnglish American Spectrum Features
In search of transcendence through stone skipping, a mysterious drifter arrives in a quiet lakeside town. Facing resistance from unimpressed locals, he is forced to consider the merits of his quest.

Skynd Deg Sakte (Hurry Slowly)

Anders Emblem1h 10mNorwayNorwegian (English Subtitles)World Cinema Features
A warm and meditative slice-of-life about Fiona and her brother Tom on the western coast of Norway.

The Long Dumb Road

Hannah Fidell1h 30mUSAEnglish Special Presentation
Two guys serendipitously meet at a time when they both find themselves at personal crossroads and decide to embark on an unplanned road trip across the American Southwest.

TO LET

Chezhiyan Ramalingam1h 40mIndiaTamil World Cinema Features
The story of a couple with a child. The owner of their accommodation too greedy for a higher rent, dishes out the door. They have only thirty days to find new housing with their middle-class income.

TO LET

Chezhiyan Ramalingam1h 40mIndiaTamil World Cinema Features
The story of a couple with a child. The owner of their accommodation too greedy for a higher rent, dishes out the door. They have only thirty days to find new housing with their middle-class income.

Tully

Jason Reitman1h 36mUSAEnglish Special Presentation
Marlo, a mother of three including a newborn, is gifted a night nanny by her brother. Hesitant to the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a unique bond with the thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging young nanny named Tully.
TULLY Opening Night Film + Party

Join us for our opening night film TULLY followed by our after party!

The Eight

Dan T. Hall43mUSAEnglish Documentary Features
Follow three late-model car drivers as they run 'The Eight' a fast paced daredevil competition that pits drivers and machines against the treacherous figure eight.
Also in this Program
Hella Shitty Racing Team
Ramin Talaie5mUSAEnglish Documentary Shorts
The Garage
Steve Summers11mUSAEnglish Documentary Shorts

The Eight

Dan T. Hall43mUSAEnglish Documentary Features
Follow three late-model car drivers as they run 'The Eight' a fast paced daredevil competition that pits drivers and machines against the treacherous figure eight.
Also in this Program
Hella Shitty Racing Team
Ramin Talaie5mUSAEnglish Documentary Shorts
The Garage
Steve Summers11mUSAEnglish Documentary Shorts

The World Before Your Feet

Jeremy Workman1h 36mUSAEnglish Documentary Features
For over six years, and for reasons he can't explain, Matt Green, 37, has been walking every street in New York City – a journey of more than 8,000 miles.

Three Identical Strangers

Tim Wardle1h 36mUSAEnglish Special Presentation
New York, 1980: three complete strangers accidentally discover that they are identical triplets, separated at birth. The 19-year-olds' joyous reunion catapults them to international fame, but it also unlocks an extraordinary and disturbing secret that goes beyond their own lives - and could transform our understanding of human nature forever.

Todas As Razōes Para Esquecer (All the Reasons to Forget)

Pedro Coutinho1h 29mBrazilPortuguese (English Subtitles)World Cinema Features
After having broken up a long-term relationship, Antônio has no doubts he will quickly get over Sofia, his ex-girlfriend, but nothing is as simple as it seems, actually, it never is...

Uma Vida Sublime (A Sublime Life)

Luis Diogo1h 45mPortugalPortuguese World Cinema Features
Dr. Ivan has found two radical cures for unhappiness: the diagnosis of fake terminal cancers and the temporary elimination of some of the 5 senses. But will the therapies result or do they have unforeseeable side effects?

When We Grow Up

Zorinah Juan1h 37mUSAEnglish American Spectrum Features
When We Grow Up is about a close-knit, albeit sometimes contentious, family brought together by an unconventional emergency that forces them to confront each other's secrets, flaws, and inner children.

When We Grow Up

Zorinah Juan1h 37mUSAEnglish American Spectrum Features
When We Grow Up is about a close-knit, albeit sometimes contentious, family brought together by an unconventional emergency that forces them to confront each other's secrets, flaws, and inner children.

oscillations

Ky Nam Le Duc1h 37mCanadaFrench (English Subtitles)World Cinema Features
Ged is a janitor at Polytechnique university in Montreal where he works at night. He meets Audrey, a student who struggles to finish her PhD. René, Ged’s anarchist brother, also reappears in his life, bringing a theory concerning their father who died years ago.