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14 Chicago Intl Film Festival selections nominated for Oscars!

Published: January 23, 2024  |  Filed under: Festival News, News & Announcements

Our team works year-round selecting extraordinary films to screen at our signature fall Chicago International Film Festival, offering moviegoers in Chicago and across the Midwest the chance to see amazing films from around the world before most audiences.

We’re proud that 14 films from our 59th Festival received nominations for the 2024 Academy Awards!

Take a look at the Oscar-nominated films from the 59th #ChiFilmFest:

American Fiction

Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Score

In theaters now.

Anatomy of a Fall

Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Original Screenplay, Best Editing

Available to rent on all streaming platforms.

The Boy and the Heron

Best Animated Feature

In theaters now.

Four Daughters

Best Documentary Feature

Available to rent on all streaming platforms.

The Holdovers

Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Original Screenplay

Available to stream on Peacock.

May December

Best Original Screenplay

Available to stream on Netflix.

Nǎi Nai and Wài Pó

Best Documentary Short

Available to stream on Hulu and Disney+.

Nyad

Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress

Available to stream on Netflix.

Perfect Days

Best International Feature

Coming soon to theaters – including the Music Box Theatre beginning Feb. 9.

Robot Dreams

Best Animated Feature

Coming soon to theaters.

Poor Things

Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, Best Editing, Best Costume Design, Best Makeup & Hair, Best Original Score

In theaters now.

We presented Holly Waddington, Oscar-nominated for Best Costume Design, with our Tour de Force Award.

Rustin

Best Actor

Available to stream on Netflix.

The Teachers’ Lounge

Best International Feature

In theaters now – including at the Music Box Theatre through Feb. 1.

The Zone of Interest

Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best International Feature, Best Sound

In theaters now.

“This art inspired us, hopefully in a way, to be aware that this darkness exists in all of us,” star Christian Friedel told the #ChiFilmFest audience in a Q&A following the film.

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