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  • Peace on Earth Film Festival

    This four-day festival of films, devoted to "nonviolence, tolerance, social justice, and environmental recoveries," runs Thursday, March 6, through Sunday, March 9. more...
  • Pictures and Sounds

    University of Chicago Film Studies Center and campus radio station WHPK host this annual event, in which assorted experimental and silent films are accompanied by live bands. more...
  • Piranha (PG)

    Not to be confused with the Joe Dante favorite from 1978, or its 2010 remake, this is a 1972 thriller about a wildlife photographer getting into trouble in the Venezuelan jungle. more...
  • Performance

    Artsy decadence from Nicolas Roeg and Donald Cammell, in which the narrative decays more quickly than the characters (1970). more...
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  • The Passion

    After a leak from his apartment damages a 16th-century religious fresco, a TV director agrees to stage a Good Friday celebration to retire the debt. more...
  • Persistence of Vision

    Kevin Schreck tells the engrossing story of Canadian animator Richard Williams, who founded a successful London studio in the 50s, and his three-decade quest to complete a wildly ambitious children's feature called "The Thief and the Cobbler," which ended in heartache. more...
  • The Principal Story

    Tod Lending (Legacy, Omar & Pete) and David Mrazek directed this documentary look at two school principals—one a relative novice in Chicago, the other a veteran in Springfield. more...
  • The Prize

    A mother and her seven-year-old child, hiding from the government during Argentina's "dirty war" in the 1970s, are endangered when the daughter's school essay about the army wins a prize. more...