The Florida Project
(Chicago Film Society at Music Box)
Sean Baker presents the debut 35mm print of the best American feature of 2017.
Escape From New York
Snake Plissken returns in a 4K restoration, supervised by the hardly idle elder John Carpenter.
Opens July 5
Once Upon a Time … In Hollywood
Quentin Tarantino’s three-hour re-creation of Hollywood dreams of winter and summer 1969 mingles pop culture, a candy-store window’s worth of women’s dirty bare feet and the Manson family murders.
Opens July 26
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
John Cameron Mitchell’s 2001 filming of his song cycle returns in a 4K digital remaster.
Open July 19
Ari Aster follows the nighttime terrors of “Hereditary” with a sunny sojourn to Scandinavia by a couple to a summer festival.
Opens July 3
Ray Pride is Newcity’s film critic and a contributing editor to Filmmaker magazine.
His history of Chicago “Ghost Signs” in words and images will be published in Spring 2022.