Film

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The 51st Chicago International Film Festival hits the big screen


While it doesn’t have the star power of Cannes or Toronto, the Chicago International Film Festival, now in its 51st year, is the longest-running North American film fest and imports incredible movies from all over the world for two weeks of screenings.

The festival runs October 15th-29th and will screen more than 130 feature films from 50-plus countries. Get passes for movies like Michael Moore’s Where to Invade Next; Paulina, the winner of the best film award in Critics’ Week at Cannes; and Breakfast at Ina’s, a documentary about legendary Chicago restaurant, Ina’s, which closed on December 31st, 2013 after decades of serving iconic breakfast, lunch and brunch

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