If you’re a cinephile, you’ll love the films available for streaming from the Chicago International Film Festival. And, if you’d like to support the arts, you may be happy to know that 50% of all the streaming proceeds benefit the Festival directly. So, sign up to support a great cause by streaming one of these three titles from your Crest Hill apartment today.
This Sundance Film Festival winner stars Golden Globe actress Elisabeth Moss, who plays a renowned horror fiction writer named Shirley Jackson. In the movie, Jackson writes celebrated novels like The Haunting of Hill House. She’s in the midst of writing her current masterpiece when a newlywed couple, Rose and Fred, arrives and throws a wrench in her carefully constructed routine.
While Fred is off working as a teaching assistant, Rose stays home. Eventually, however, Rose and Fred find themselves at the mercy of Shirley and her philandering husband. Tune in to find out what happens to both couples.
House of Hummingbird
This Korean film tells the story of 14-year-old Eun-hee. Her domestic life is less than perfect: her parents barely notice her, and her brother torments her physically. She finds ways to escape by exploring the neighborhood and spending time with her best friend.
In the movie, the tempestuous nature of adolescence is juxtaposed against the challenges of a country on the brink of change. This film explores the highs and lows of female adolescence in a way that’s deeply honest and unforgettable.
A Towering Task: The Story of the Peace Corps
John F. Kennedy established the Peace Corps in 1961. Since then, hundreds of thousands of volunteers have contributed their time to the organization. Still, the Peace Corps has had its share of struggles, from maintaining its relevance on the world stage to raising the necessary funds for its initiatives. Follow the story of this organization from its birth to its present incarnation in this documentary.
The Chicago International Film Festival offers a diversity of films to entertain everyone.
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