1980’s Athens, Greece is brought to life in this colorful, captivating story of a nine year old girl who believes that both Vladimir Lenin and Freddy Krueger are out to get her dad.Part of: Shorts 7: Chaos Theory
Greek with English subtitles, 20 min
A powerhouse talent of stage, television, and film, Viola Davis has deservedly been recognized as one of the most versatile and commanding actresses of our generation. From her Academy Award®-nominated performances in Doubt and The Help to her acclaimed work in Solaris, Antwone Fisher, Far From Heaven and this year’s Won't Back Down, Viola Davis has provided audiences with rich characters and nuanced performances. We are proud to present her with our Career Achievement Award, placing her alongside fellow recipients Morgan Freeman, Halle Berry, and Sidney Poitier. Join us for this conversation with Viola Davis as we celebrate her talent and career.AMC River East 21322 E. Illinois St.6:30 pm Red Carpet7:00 pm Tribute and award presentation9:00 pm Reception at Cibo Matto at theWit (201 N. State St.)
The gruff, ogre-like Pumpkin and his young son live by themselves in the forest, but their comfortable isolation is disturbed when Pumpkin takes a near-fatal fall from a great height. His son, with the help of the benevolent spirits that inhabit the forest, must venture out into civilization for the first time in search of help. Filled with charming, gorgeous animation, Day of the Crows is an utterly delightful family film.
French with subtitles, 94 min
David Shuck, Eric Binswanger and Zack Bornstein
Little Milos worships his family tradition of hunting but takes matters into his own hands when he's told he is too young to go. But what is the real reason he is forbidden to tag along?Part of: Shorts 4: Not OK, Cupid!
Czech with English subtitles, 9 min
Mexico / Uruguay
Agustin, plagued by the physical and mental ailments of age, lives with his daughter Maria, a single mother who must now care for her father in addition to her three children. When Maria, overworked and overwhelmed, fails in her attempts to find another home for Agustin, she rashly acts out of desperation and must immediately face the consequences. Directed with flair and exquisitely photographed, The Delay is an intimate, touching family drama.
Spanish with subtitles, 84 min
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