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  • Canyon Passage (NR)

    After making his name with Val Lewton's horror unit at RKO, director Jacques Tourneur moved up to more prestigious projects with this 1946 Technicolor western, produced by Walter Wanger for Universal. more...
  • Carlos (NR)

    Olivier Assayas—the brilliant director of Summer Hours (2008), Demonlover (2002), and Irma Vep (1996)—chronicles the 20-year career of international terrorist Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, popularly known as Carlos the Jackal. more...
  • Carriage Trade (NR)

    Though Warren Sonbert was given retrospectives in several cities before dying of AIDS in 1995, his films have rarely screened in Chicago. more...
  • Certified Copy (NR)

    The title of this 2010 French release translates more precisely as "true or faithful copy," which may give you a better idea where Iranian writer-director Abbas Kiarostami (Taste of Cherry) is going with it. more...
  • Change Nothing (NR)

    Leave it to Pedro Costa (In Vanda’s Room, Colossal Youth) to achieve a painterly beauty with the oddest of formats, black-and-white digital video; his low-contrast imagery isolates the subjects in pools of warm shadow and gives them the haunting sense of existing outside of time. more...
  • Chicago Architecture in Motion (NR)

    Presented by Chicago Filmmakers and the Chicago Architecture Foundation, this outstanding program of seven eclectic shorts celebrates the significant architecture of the city and suburbs. more...
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  • Chicago Heights (NR)

    Chicago Heights (2010) and Hogtown (2014), the first two installments of a projected trilogy by writer-director Daniel Nearing, both made their local debuts at the Black Harvest Film Festival at Gene Siskel Film Center, and they return this week in honor of Black History Month. more...
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  • The Christening (NR)

    The hood trying to go straight has been a staple of the gangster movie almost since its inception, but the premise still resonates in this first-rate crime thriller from Poland (2010). more...
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  • Citizen Havel (NR)

    A fly-on-the-wall look at writer-statesman Vaclav Havel, the president of Czechoslovakia who oversaw its transformation into the Czech Republic in 1992. more...
  • City of Sadness (NR)

    This beautiful family saga by the great Taiwanese filmmaker Hou Hsiao-hsien begins in 1945, when Japan ended its 51-year colonial rule in Taiwan, and concludes in 1949, when mainland China became communist and Chiang Kai-shek's government retreated to Taipei. more...
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  • Cleo From 5 to 7 (NR)

    Agnes Varda's 1961 New Wave feature—recounting two hours in the life of a French pop singer (Corinne Marchand) while she waits to learn from her doctor whether she's terminally ill—is arguably her best work, rivaled only by her Vagabond (1985) and The Gleaners and I (2000). more...
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  • Cluny Brown (NR)

    This delicious comedy of manners (1946), the last film completed by Ernst Lubitsch, is a notch below his best, but the character acting is so good one hardly notices. more...
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