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Film News: 2024 Doc10 Closing Night Film is ‘War Game’ on May 5th

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CHICAGO – Doc10, the annual Chicago documentary film festival, highlights a cautionary note for its 2024 Closing Night film on Sunday May 5th, at Chicago’s Davis Theater. ‘War Game’ is a look into a consequence exercise with expert participants playing roles, regarding a “what-if” the insurrection that occurred on January 6th, 2021 would escalate into a more coordinated attack … including the use of extremists within the military for the potential coup. Click WAR GAME for information and tickets.

Film News: 2024 Doc10 Opening Night is 'DEVO' on Thurs, May 2nd

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CHICAGO – Doc10, the annual Chicago documentary film festival, opens on May 2nd, 2024, with a new documentary about the famous avant garde rock band entitled “DEVO,” directed by Chris Smith. who will appear live, with the band participating via Zoom. Click DEVO for more information and tickets.

Film News: 2023 Doc10 Opening Night is 'Still' on Thursday, May 4


CHICAGO – Doc10, the yearly Chicago documentary film festival, opens on May 4th, 2023, with the magnificent new documentary about the life of Michael J. Fox entitled “Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie,” directed by Davis Guggenheim, who will make an appearance and participate in a Q&A. Click MJF for more information and tickets.

Podtalk: Director Daniel Roher New Doc Reveals Alexei ‘Navalny’

CHICAGO – “Navalny,” the latest documentary from director Daniel Roher, regards Russian presidential candidate Alexei Nalvany, who ran against Vladimir Putin and gained popular support. Famously, this resulted in being poisoned and exiled, and his story is currently on CNN and will stream on HBO Max beginning May 26th, 2022.

Film News: 2022 Doc10 Opening Night is 'The Janes' on May 19

CHICAGO – Doc10, the annual Chicago ten-film-documentary festival, opens on May 19th, 2022, with a ripped-from-the-headlines event. “The Janes” is the story of a Chicago collective from the late 1960s to early ‘70s that provided abortions in the pre-Roe v. Wade era. Click DOC10 for details and the complete list of films.

Audio Film Review: Camelot-ta Movie! Review of ‘The Green Knight’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com audio film review on the “The Green Knight,” a new release by David Lowery set during the King Arthur Days. In select theaters on July 30th, including Music Box Theatre and Davis Theater of Chicago.

Film News: 2021 Chicago Doc10 Opens June 17 with ‘Summer of Soul’

CHICAGO –The City of Chicago’s influence as a Film Town is one of its greatest strengths. Doc10, a ten documentary film fest mostly at the Northside’s Davis Theater, opens Thursday, June 17th, 2021. For information on the line-up and tickets, click here.

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