After cooking his way through several of Chicago’s top restaurants, Chef Curtis Duffy is ready to open his new and ambitious restaurant, Grace. An in depth look at what it takes to create and manage one of the world’s greatest eateries, For Grace also tells the complex story of a man constantly pushing forward in a quest to overcome his traumatic past and create his own future.
Rec. Grade Levels Archives: 6
A timeless evocation of childhood innocence corrupted, René Clément’s Forbidden Games tells the story of a young girl orphaned by war and the farm boy she joins in a fantastical world of macabre play. At once mythical and heartbreakingly real, this unique film features astonishing performances by its child stars and was honored with a special foreign language film Academy Award in 1952.
In this vibrantly animated odyssey, a young boy ventures outside the forbidden cliff walls of his secluded West African village in 1916 in search of his older brother.
The Chorus follows the journey of a newly-hired teacher at a school for troubled boys, as he reaches out to his new students through music, attempting to gain their trust and friendship, and show them their potential. T
Manrique enjoys a solitary life guarding an abandoned salt mine until a firefly chasing dog and the teenaged daughter he ignored for years arrive to help him recover the joy of life.