Welcome, one and all, to the latest installment of The Film Stage Show! Today, in the first part of a two-part special about the Chicago International Film Festival, I talked with fellow Chicago critic and The Film Stage contributor, Max O’Connell, about the films we’ve seen thus far at the Chicago International Film Festival–including Ash is Purest White, Transit, Non-Fiction, and more–and about the strange and rewarding experience of attending the festival. Update: Listen to part two here.
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