In OUR BODY, documentary titan Claire Simon observes the everyday operations of the gynecological ward and explores what it means to live in a woman’s body, filming the diversity, singularity, and beauty of patients in all stages of life. Learn more here.
We celebrate the centennial of Ousmane Sembène, one of the greatest and most groundbreaking filmmakers who ever lived, and the most internationally renowned African director of the twentieth century with a selection of some of his most acclaimed work. All 4K Digital restorations. View full series.
The One and Done series highlights seven gifted filmmakers who, for myriad reasons, never directed another feature film again. We invite audiences to appreciate the rarity while imagining what might have been. View full series.
One of the major achievements of 21st-century cinema thus far, Béla Tarr's WERCKMEISTER HARMONIES is a mesmeric parable of societal collapse is an enigma of transcendent visual, philosophical, and mystical resonance. Learn more.
Our fall Lecture Series, hosted by Professor Daniel Eisenberg celebrates 30 years of essential contributions to moving-image culture that alums from the Department of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation (FVNMA) at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) have produced. View full series.