The Picture House Sunday Cinema on Sunday, January 13th and Sunday January 27th, Sunday Cinema will feature the award-winning documentary "Science Fair."
Sunday Cinema is scheduled to run each month through June with each film films playing at 8:00 p.m. in the Main Hall. Tickets are $12/general admission, $10/students, seniors, and members and are available at www.thepicturehouse.org or at the box office.
"Science Fair" - January 13th and 27th at 8:00 p.m.
Hailed by critics as “immensely likeable,” “brilliant and quirky”, and an “ode to the teenage science geeks on whom our future depends,” and winner of the audience award at Sundance and SXSW, National Geographic Documentary Films’ "Science Fair" follows nine high school students from around the globe as they navigate rivalries, setbacks and, of course, hormones on their journey to compete at the International Science and Engineering Fair. As 1,700 of the smartest, quirkiest teens from 78 different countries face off, only one will be named Best in Fair. The film, directed by the duPont Award-winning and Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaking team of Cristina Costantini and Darren Foster, offers a front seat to the victories, defeats and motivations of an incredible group of young men and women who are on a path to change their lives, and the world, through science.
The Inquiring Nuns" - January 20th at 8:00 p.m.
One of the earliest examples of Kartemquin co-founders Gordon Quinn and Gerald Temaner’s exploration into the world of cinéma vérité, "Inquiring Nuns" captures the attitudes, fears, and dreams of everyday Chicagoans, giving audiences and researchers insight into the political and social climate of 1960’s Chicago. The film’s music is composed by Philip Glass in his first credited film score.