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Doc Films

Movie theaters, Independent Hyde Park
Ida Noyes Hall, University of Chicago

Time Out says

Founded in 1940, the University of Chicago's single-screen Doc Films theater is on record as the longest continuously running student film society in the country. While it began featuring documentaries, the modern screening schedule showcases classic films from a variety of genres, appealing to film aficionados as well as casual moviegoers.



Address: University of Chicago
1212 E 59th St
Cross street: between Kimbark and Woodlawn Aves
Transport: Bus: 4, 6, 14, 28, 59, 171. Train: Elec Main to 59th St.
Price: $5
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  • Time Out says
    5 out of 5 stars
    On a wintry December day in 2001, the herculean cinematographer Tilman Büttner (Run Lola Run) strapped on a Steadicam and captured the whole of this mysterious feature in a single shot, snaking through crowded rooms, up and down stairwells and ult...
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  • Time Out says
    4 out of 5 stars
    Think Ocean’s Eleven with strippers and you’ve got the premise of Lorene Scafaria’s surprising, gripping Hustlers. Constance Wu stars as Dorothy, a.k.a. Destiny, the new girl at a hot Manhattan gentlemen’s club. The wildly successful Ramona (Jenni...
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