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Best of the Fest

As we head into the final days of the Festival, we’ve saved a few screening spots for the most acclaimed films of the year. Tickets are on sale now at the Festival Box Office at AMC River East; don’t miss your chance to see these great films one last time before the Festival ends.

And check back often; we’ll be adding new screenings!

Wednesday, October 26
Short Films – 2:30pm Get Tickets
This collection of short films represent the very best in the 52nd Chicago International Short Film Program. From award-winners to audience favorites, this mixture of narrative, experimental, and documentary shorts are truly the Best of the Fest!
Including – Estate (Summer); The Committee; Fragments; Moms on Fire; Madre; Home of the Brave

Heartstone – 3:00pm Get Tickets
WINNER – Gold Q Hugo

That Day We Sang – 5:30pm Get Tickets

The Salesman – 5:30pm Get Tickets
WINNER – Special Jury Prize

Samuel in the Clouds – 5:45pm Get Tickets
WINNER – Gold Hugo, Best Documentary

Paradise – 8:00pm Get Tickets
WINNER – Founder’s Award

Thursday, October 27
The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki – 5:30pm Get Tickets
WINNER – Gold Hugo, New Directors Competition

Sieranevada – 7:45pm Get Tickets
WINNER – Gold Hugo, Best Film (Int’l Feature Competition)

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