The Twenty-Second Chicago European Union Film Festival
(Siskel, March 8-April 4)
A month devoted to representation of the best of the best from each member country of the EU: Siskel’s programming is consistently one of Chicago’s best fests.
The Complete Harmony Korine in 35mm
(Music Box, March 15-21)
All of Harmony Korine’s output on 35mm prints—“Gummo,” “Julien Donkey-Boy,” “Mister Lonely,” “Trash Humpers,” “Spring Breakers”—along with a DCP preview of his latest psycho-delic comedy, “The Beach Bum.”
(Opens March 22)
Jordan Peele’s sophomore writing-directing gig after “Get Out.”
(Music Box, Opens March 15)
Melodrama mathematician Christian Petzold makes his “Kafka-blanca.”
(Opens March 1)
MIA Irish fabulist Neil Jordan rematerializes with a Manhattan-set Isabelle Huppert-Chloë Grace Moretz suspense thriller.
Ray Pride is Newcity film critic and a contributing editor of Filmmaker magazine. He is also a photographer: his history of Chicago “Ghost Signs” in words and images is forthcoming. Previews on Twitter (twitter.com/chighostsigns) as well as daily photography on Instagram: instagram.com/raypride. Twitter: twitter.com/RayPride. (Photo: Jorge Colombo.)