Film News: Chicago’s DOC 10 Fest Opens with ‘Knock Down the House’ on April 11, 2019

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CHICAGO – One of the great predictors of Oscar worthy films is Chicago’s DOC 10 festival. The Chicago Media Project presents its fourth annual documentary fest, a weekend of 10 prominent documentaries that end up either making a national statement or nominated for awards (last year’s fest included Oscar nominees “Minding the Gap” and “RBG”). It all takes place at the Davis Theatre in the Lincoln Square neighborhood from April 11th-14th, 2019, and opens with “Knock Down the House.” For more information and tickets, click here.

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’Knock Down the House’ Opens DOC 10
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The Opening Night film is the emotionally charged “Knock Down the House,” which profiles the insurgent campaigns of Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez and other women candidates who defined the 2018 midterm elections. The nine other documentaries, playing at various times over the weekend are ... “Mike Wallace is Here,” “Midnight Family,” “Anthropocene: The Human Epoch,” “One Child Nation,” “American Factory,” “Hail Satan?,” “The Distant Barking of Dogs,” “The Infiltrators,” and “Biggest Little Farm.” DOC 10 also features discussions, seminars and a Virtual Reality demonstration. For information on tickets for specific films, click here.

The Chicago Media Project presents DOC 10 from Thursday, April 11th through Sunday, April 14th, 2019, at the Davis Theater, 4614 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago. For general information about the festival, click here.

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Editor and Film Writer
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2019 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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