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  • Foolish Plans (NR)

    In this Chinese comedy, three friends trying to change their luck get involved in an arranged-marriage scheme, money laundering, and possibly murder. more...
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  • For Ahkeem (NR)

    An African-American teenager attending a court-supervised high school in Saint Louis becomes pregnant and contemplates her future in this compelling but often frustrating documentary, a microcosm of the struggles faced by many disadvantaged young people of color today. more...
  • For Ellen (NR)

    Paul Dano brings his big-eyed woe to the anomalous role of an angry, leather-clad rocker, who arrives in a small town to finalize his divorce settlement and comes face to face with the six-year-old daughter he's blown off for most of her life. more...
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  • For Me and My Gal (NR)

    Judy Garland and Gene Kelly add charm and verve to the great songs and Busby Berkeley's so-so direction in this 1942 romance about two vaudevillians around the time of World War I. Watching Garland and Kelly doing "Ballin' the Jack," "Oh, You Beautiful Doll," "Smiles," and a dozen or so other corny classics is eminently worth the price of admission. more...
  • For Once in My Life (NR)

    A band of more than two dozen mentally or physically disabled musicians is the focus of this documentary, which includes interviews and concert footage. more...
  • Fordson: Faith, Fasting, Football (NR)

    In this 2011 documentary, a predominantly Arab American high school football team from a Detroit suburb prepares for its crosstown rivalry game during the final days of Ramadan. more...
  • Foreign Parts (NR)

    This impressionistic 2010 documentary was shot over two years in Willets Point, a Queens neighborhood choked with scrapyards and chop shops. more...
  • Forever the Moment (NR)

    This 2008 feature by Yim Soon-rye tells the story of a group of former Olympian handball players who join a team of younger players and learn about themselves. more...
  • Forged (NR)

    In this drama by William Wedig, a father tries to reconnect with his teenage son after having served a prison term for killing the boy's mother. more...
  • Forget Me Not (NR)

    The streets and skyline of London provide a scenic backdrop for this maudlin, meandering tale of bittersweet romance (2010). more...
  • 48 Hour Film Project Premiere (NR)

    The Music Box Theatre will premiere 60-70 Chicago-made shorts, all of them written, shot and edited in just 48 hours over the weekend of August 9-11. more...
  • 42nd Street (NR)

    This 1933 film is the best known of the Warner Brothers Depression-era musicals, though it doesn't compare in dash and extravagance to later entries in the cycle. more...
  • Found Footage Film Festival (NR)

    This touring showcase features clips from old VHS tapes that hosts Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher salvaged from garage sales and thrift stores. more...