(Chicago Film Society)
John Cassavetes’ 1968 masterpiece in scarring, scumbled 35mm.
(Chicago Film Society, Music Box Theatre)
Hal Hartley’s 1990 absurdist romance blooms in CFS’ new 35mm print.
The Dead Don’t Die
Jim Jarmusch sets zombies upon his own upstate New York chomping grounds.
Transgressions in 35mm
(Gene Siskel Film Center)
Two of the most troubling intimate testimonies of social fall and body horror from great directors, in 35mm: David Cronenberg’s “Crash,” and Pier Paolo Pasolini’s final outcry, “Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom.”
Chicago Underground Film Festival
(The Logan Theatre)
“The longest-running underground film festival in the world” turns twenty-six, with its range of coolly curated political and formal groundbreakers, both in short and feature form.
Ray Pride is Newcity’s film critic and a contributing editor to Filmmaker magazine.
His multimedia history of Chicago “Ghost Signs” will be published soon. Previews of the project are on Twitter and on Instagram as Ghost Signs Chicago. More photography on Instagram.