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  • Opopomoz

    The weakest feature of the 2004 Chicago International Children's Film Festival may be Enzo d'Alo's 2003 Disney-influenced animation from Italy in which a selfish young boy is forced to save Christmas from the machinations of three little demons. more...
  • Opal Dream

    Set in a dusty Australian opal-mining town, this pleasant if twee family film follows an ordeal set in motion by a nine-year-old girl's devotion to her two imaginary friends, Pobby and Dingan. more...
  • Orange Revolution

    Steve York directed this lively account of the mass demonstrations that gripped Ukraine in 2004, following the ruling authoritarian regime's attempt to steal the presidential election from the charismatic reform candidate, Viktor Yushchenko. more...
  • Osama

    This bleak tale of a young girl trying to stay alive in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan is compelling despite an almost complete lack of subtlety. more...
  • Other People's Lives

    Nicola de Rinaldo wrote and directed this 2002 Italian crime drama about a retired mob boss whose past comes back to haunt his comfortable mountaintop existence. more...
  • The Only Son

    Released in 1936, Yasujiro Ozu's first sound film is a small gem exploring the subtle but devastating disappointments that can arise between parents and their grown children. more...
  • Of Boys and Men

    In this over-the-top 2008 melodrama, a family man on Chicago's south side (Robert Townsend) struggles to hold his family together after his wife (Angela Bassett) is killed in a car accident. more...
  • On the Downlow

    Filmmaker Abigail Child presents brief portraits of four Cleveland residents to consider the challenges faced by closeted gay men in the African-American community. more...