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  • Obama and the Oscars

    Facets Cinematheque programmer Charles Coleman and film critic Armond White are among the participants in this panel discussion about the Obama administration's effect on film culture, including screen treatments of American slavery, the presidency, and international terrorism. more...
  • Oscar nominations panel

    J.R. Jones (Chicago Reader), Michael Phillips (Chicago Tribune), Alison Cuddy (WBEZ), Steve Prokopy (Ain't It Cool News), and Ignatiy Vishnevetsky (Rogerebert.com) discuss the 2014 nominees with Betsty Steinberg of the Illinois Film Office. more...
  • Of Two Minds

    Directed by Doug Blush and Lisa Klein, this documentary looks at six individuals being treated for bipolar disorder. more...
  • Outrage (R)

    Muckraking documentary maker Kirby Dick (This Film Is Not Yet Rated) takes it upon himself to out closeted gay conservatives in this passionate, engaging, but sometimes irresponsible exposé. more...
  • The Overture (NR)

    Ittisoontorn Vichailak directed this 2004 drama based on the life of Luang Pradit Pairoh, the Thai music master of the early and mid-20th century. more...
  • One More Saturday Night (R)

    Dating dos and don'ts for the 80s, in which love-starved adults and horny teens learn that the rules of the game apply to everyone, or something like that. more...
  • Odd Man Out (NR)

    A wounded Irish revolutionary (James Mason at his near best) on the run in Belfast encounters a cross section of human responses—self-interest, indifference, empathy, and charity—in this arty 1946 English thriller directed by Carol Reed and adapted by F.L. Green and R.C. Sherriff from Green's novel. more...
  • The One True Thing

    A man takes a weekend trip with his college friends and meets a special woman in this feature by local filmmaker Jennifer Scott. more...
  • Of Men and Gods

    Anne Lescot and Laurence Magloire's 2002 documentary looks at Haitian masisis—effeminate cross-dressing gays who attribute their orientation to the influence of Erzuli, a voodoo spirit who turns boys into girls—but delivers few insights beyond the fact that they face pervasive discrimination and are worried about AIDS. more...
  • The Only Good Indian

    Kevin Willmott directed this 2009 feature about a Native-American teenager sent to a school to assimilate to white society. more...