THIS WEEK

In this latest installment of his popular series (IN SEARCH OF MOZART, ...BEETHOVEN, ...HAYDN), Phil Grabsky once again rescues a great composer from the one-dimensional myths about him. IN SEARCH OF CHOPIN is an in-depth portrait of the Polish-born Romantic musician (1810-1849) who revolutionized piano technique and was unsurpassed at conveying deep human emotion.

Spooky, spellbinding, and laced with dry Scandinavian wit, this metaphysical adventure documentary explores the far frontiers of time and space in one of the last uncharted regions on...

Chicago Film Archives has restored two remarkable “lost” films that shed new light on an overlooked chapter of Chicago history: the role of gangs in West Side neighborhoods in the 1950s...

“Life Itself,” the title of another fine film we recently played, could easily be applied to Richard Linklater’s universally acclaimed masterpiece, which currently sports a 100 rating on...