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2013 — 49th Chicago Film Festival

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Fatal Vittles Fatal Vittles

USA
Director: Devin Bell

A dark, whimsical cautionary tale about 26 things to never, ever eat.

Part of Shorts 1: City & State - Local Heroes

English, 4

The Fifth Estate The Fifth Estate

USA and Belgium
Director: Bill Condon

A dramatic thriller based on real events, The Fifth Estate follows WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (Benedict Cumberbatch) and his colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg (Daniel Brühl), underground watchdogs of the privileged and powerful. But when they gain access to the biggest trove of confidential intelligence documents in US history, they battle each other and a defining question of our time: what are the costs of keeping secrets in a free society - and what are the costs of exposing them?

123

Floating Skyscrapers Floating Skyscrapers

Poland
Director: Tomasz Wasilewski

When the self-assured Kuba, a promising swimmer who lives with his gorgeous girlfriend, meets shy young student Michal, he finds himself falling in love. But his family’s overwhelmingly negative response to his new relationship compounds his own deep-seated internal conflicts and insecurities. Kuba attempts to find peace and fulfillment while keeping one foot in the closet in this moving depiction of the psychic turmoil wrought by homophobia.

Polish with English Subtitles, 93

The Flogsta Roar The Flogsta Roar

Sweden
Director: Johan Palmgren

Hundreds of students unleash their anxiety into the night sky.

Part of Shorts 6: Nature or Nurture?

Sweden, Spanish, 19

Fluorescent Sin Fluorescent Sin

Kenya
Director: Amirah Tajdin

A majestic drag queen descends into a breakdown in Nairobi’s iconic central station.

Part of Shorts 5: Spotlight Africa

8

Fox the Gambler Fox the Gambler

USA
Director: Vincent Labriola

A story about bowling and battling your inner demons.

Part of Shorts 1: City & State - Local Heroes

English, 19