An interview with Stanley Nelson, director of "Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool," premiering at Chicago's Gene Siskel Film Center on Friday, October 4th with the filmmaker in attendance.
A preview of Chicago's second-annual DOC10 Film Festival, highlighting eight films including "The Cinema Travelers," "Whose Streets?" and "Rat Film."
A preview of the 2016 Chicago International Movies & Music Festival, running from April 13 - 17.
Sheila writes: The great Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki has enthralled audiences for 40 years with his beautiful and sensitive films, filled with supernatural elements, dream-like images, and a vibrant sense of the small moments that make up human existence. Video-essayist Lewis Bond (you can view more of his work here) created a short documentary about Miyazaki called "Hayao Miyazaki: The Essence of Humanity." Here it is, in full. Enjoy!