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Code of the Freaks highlights Hollywood’s ableism

The Chicago-made documentary tells stories of disability that aren’t shown on the silver screen.


From the Archive

  • A reminiscence from film noir icon Robert Ryan, newly unearthed by his daughter, sheds light on his Chicago childhood—and his family's connection to a tragic chapter in the city's history.
  • Though Oliver Stone has long been branded a liberal, his myopic take on 9/11 isn't a surprise.

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