Inspired by Eric Klineberg’s book, Heat Wave: A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago, Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Helfand (BLUE VINYL) takes a hard, personal, and often quirky look at the inequity of natural disaster, beginning with her family’s own...
Adultery is the pastime du jour for a clutch of Parisian sophisticates in this atypically light and briskly farcical romantic comedy from the director of PERSONAL SHOPPER and CLOUDS OF SILS MARIE. The marriage of book publisher Alain (Canet) and TV star Selena (...
For decades, Chicago was renowned as “Candy Capital of the World,” home to the giants Brach, Mars, Ferrara, and Wrigley, and scores of mid-sized and small family-owned companies. Those glory days are largely gone, but, against that background, filmmaker Lahey...
First-time director Shawky weaves a heartwarming but unsentimental tale of the scarred aging leper Beshay (Gamal) and the ten-year-old homeless orphan boy Obama (Abdelhafiz), who attaches himself to the older man one day and refuses to leave. Surrogate father and...