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  • Title: Facets Multimedia
    Descriptive info: .. BECOME A MEMBER.. RENT DVDs.. BUY DVDs.. Learn about our.. Facets DVD Label.. VIEW SCREENINGS.. at our Cinémathèque.. STUDY CINEMA.. at our Film School.. Check out our.. Night School.. program.. FOR KIDS.. Facets Children's Programs.. The Chicago International Children's Film Festival.. NEW:.. Facets Family Film Series.. More About Facets.. Become a.. volunteer or intern.. Support Us.. Parking map.. Facets Multimedia.. 1517 W.. Fullerton Ave.. Chicago IL 60614.. 800.. 331.. 6197.. Sales hours:.. 9am-5pm, Mon.. -Fri.. Rental hours:.. 10am-10pm, Mon.. -Sat.. ,.. 12pm-10pm, Sun.. holidays.. Receive our newsletters.. Your email.. View.. mailing list options..  ...   Cinémathèque:.. About Sunny.. Recommended!.. "Boldly understated.. Keenly.. observed, superbly acted".. -.. NewCity Chicago.. May 24-30.. Facets Kids.. Media Workshops.. Fathers on Film:.. June 15.. Weston Woods:.. June 27.. Facets Summer.. Film Institute.. A unique, week-long, intensive film camp for teachers.. July 22 26.. Second Saturday of Every Month!.. Spring Program in session.. Facets Kids Film Camp.. For kids who LOVE movies!.. Full and half-day sessions available.. Now Accepting Applications for.. Summer 2013.. Facets Film Portal.. Discover free films online.. Facets EDU.. Serving the digital learning and programming needs of schools, libraries, and other institutions..

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  • Title: Facets Multimedia: Memberships
    Descriptive info: FACETS PATRON CIRCLE MEMBERSHIP.. If film is your passion, it's time for your close-up.. As a Facets member, you will be a part of a passionate film community.. You will be there,.. close-up.. , as directors discuss their films at.. exclusive premieres.. You will be in the know, with personal access to our famous.. library of 65,000 films.. on DVD.. You can share your love of film at receptions, seminars, and groundbreaking classes taught by.. provocative scholars.. Your membership helps support Facets, a 38-year-old non-profit.. educational institution.. built on the love of movies.. Over 8,000 inner-city youths will get to see and learn from the.. best children's films.. from all over the world thanks to you.. X.. FACETS CINEMATHEQUE.. A year-round film festival of great movies you can't see anywhere else.. Watch awesome movies direct from the world's most prestigious and cutting edge film festivals (and sometimes, straight off the editing bench!).. Facets is a community of film lovers passionate like you with whom to share the coolest movie experiences:.. Premieres.. Filmmakers and actors.. in person.. Retrospectives.. Rediscoveries.. Private screenings.. Receptions.. Filmmaker seminars.. Film dialogues.. Facets Cinematheque.. :.. for a once-in-a-lifetime.. movie experience.. FACETS VIDEOTHEQUE.. Over 30 years in the making, the.. Facets Videotheque.. is unmatched and unparalleled as your private archive of over 65,000 films that spans the history of film.. You'll find classics, documentaries, contemporary art films from virtually every country, independent features, silent films thousands of untold treasures simply not available anywhere else.. Check out films in person, or order them online 24/7 to have them shipped to you.. Keep them as long as you like and watch at your convenience.. The knowledgeable and resourceful Facets film team is always there to discuss movies with you, and to help you discover films that will become experiences of a lifetime.. FACETS FILM SCHOOL.. Show your brilliance as top scholars and your fellow classmates view, discuss, and analyze the history and issues of contemporary and classic film.. Workshop with filmmaker Dusan Makavejev.. Facets Film School.. is unique in Chicago.. The premier meeting place for movie lovers, it matches your passion with the deep knowledge of extraordinary teachers and spirited discussions with peers.. A new initiative, the.. Facets Youth Film School.. , offers year-round movie intensives, classes, workshops, and seminars in topics ranging from animation to film criticism, writing, and documentary production for children and youth.. FACETS EDUCATION.. At Facets, film becomes a powerful,  ...   distribution of important feature and documentary films for libraries, universities, and intrepid viewers.. FACETS KIDS.. Film is the platform with which Facets helps kids be smart and realize their full potential.. Children and youth are at the center of the most extensive film-based program for young people anywhere:.. Serve as a jury member of the.. Chicago International Children's Film Festival.. , one of the greatest festivals of films for kids.. Work in teams to learn the elements of filmmaking in.. Facets Summer Film Camp.. Watch hundreds of the best films for children and youth from all over the world.. Discuss films and learn from some of the world's great filmmakers.. Learn in year-round workshops, seminars, and classes.. Travel as a.. Facets Film Ambassador.. to take part in film festival juries in places like Italy, South Korea, India, and Canada.. Celebrate birthdays and special events with.. Facets Movie-Themed Parties.. !.. THE DEAL.. THE BEST FILMS.. The greatest collection of movies you love.. YOUR SAVINGS.. Unlimited.. rentals.. from our library of 65,000 movies.. Free admission for 2 to films at the.. Facets movie theater.. Free admission for 2 to the.. Free pass to midnight movies at.. Facets Night School.. 35% discount to quarterly classes at.. YOUR FLEXIBILITY.. No due dates or late fees.. Rent in person or by mail with free shipping both ways.. Manage your personal library 24/7.. YOUR EXCLUSIVE ACCESS.. VIP invitations to festival openings, film premieres, filmmaker appearances, and Member-only screenings.. Personalized movie recommendations by our expert staff, not computer algorithms.. YOUR ENRICHMENT.. Priority registration for scholarly lectures, discussions, classes, and filmmaker seminars.. Shop local and take pride in supporting film initiatives in your community.. THE REWARD: SUPPORT THE MISSION.. Your membership helps Facets,.. a non-profit organization.. Bring the best children's films in the world for free to over 8,000 economically-disadvantaged children each and every year.. Preserve and conserve dozens of films every year threatened with extinction.. Build the world's greatest library of foreign, independent, classic, silent, documentary and experimental films.. Provide scholarships for 75 kids each year to the Facets Kids Film Camp.. Screen great but underappreciated films that would otherwise be unavailable to Chicago audiences.. Present pioneering educational programs which use film as a transformative tool to connect kids to learning.. What member level is right for you? Facets full-benefit memberships start as low as just $8.. 99 per month.. TRY US.. Two-week free trial.. JOIN US.. Monthly and yearly plans..

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  • Title: FacetsMovies.com
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  • Title: FacetsDVD.com
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  • Title: Facets Multimedia: Facets DVD Label
    Descriptive info: Facets DVD Label newsletter.. Be the first to hear about upcoming DVD releases from the Facets label: pioneering independent, classic, documentary, and experimental films all rescued from obscurity and made available for much-deserved wider appreciation and home viewing.. FACETS DVD LABEL:.. Facets is a nationally-recognized conservator, publisher and distributor of films on DVD.. Films lost and neglected over time - everything from independent and art-house favorites, classic masterpieces and powerful documentaries to silent pioneers, experimental wonders and children's features - have been rescued from obscurity and made available to the world for home viewing, with over 800 films digitally restored and released since the late 1980s.. African.. American Independent.. Animation.. Argentine.. Britain/Canada/Australia.. Caribbean.. Chinese.. Czech.. Documentaries A-M.. Documentaries N-Z.. East Asian.. Experimental.. Fine Arts.. French.. Gay/Lesbian.. German.. Horror/Sci-Fi.. Hungarian.. Iranian A-M.. Iranian N-Z.. Israeli.. Italian.. Japanese.. Kids.. Latin American.. Mexican.. Mideast/Mid-Asian.. Other European.. Performing Arts.. Polish A-E.. Polish F-M.. Polish N-Z.. Religion.. Russian.. Shorts Comps.. Silent.. Facets Exclusives Catalog.. (10MB.. pdf).. Facets Top 50 Catalog.. (3MB.. Facets Theatrical Exclusives.. New Release Available May 28.. AS GOES JANESVILLE.. Directed by Brad Lichtenstein, 2008.. As Goes Janesville.. reports from ground zero of the recession-ridden heartland.. When bankrupt General Motors shut down their century-old plant in Janesville, Wisconsin, in 2008, thousands of workers lost their jobs.. Meanwhile, local business leaders seized the moment to woo new companies with the promise of lower wages, reduced regulation, and tax breaks.. View clip.. Order DVD.. Recent Releases.. IN DANGER AND DEEP DISTRESS,.. THE MIDDLEWAY SPELLS CERTAIN DEATH.. Directed by Alexander Kluge, 1974.. In 1974, Kluge and good friend Edgar Reitz (the Heimat series) roamed Frankfurt for ten days with a camera capturing life in the city at that time the political demonstrations, carnival fun, and debate within the congress for  ...   of American art, Edward Hopper's painting "Nighthawks" encapsulates the alienation and loneliness of the modern urban milieu.. His haunting, enigmatic paintings are defined by a hard-edged realism and the presence of isolated figures alone in their thoughts.. In life, Hopper was notoriously taciturn and seldom gave interviews or appeared in public.. Director Brian O'Doherty, who knew Hopper and his wife, Jo, offers a rare documentary portrait of this aloof artist that is astute and revealing.. O'Doherty compares the paintings to the locations that inspired them to suggest the connection between style and subject.. THE LAST PULLMAN CAR.. Directed by Kartemquin, 1983.. In 1864, George Pullman began selling his famous railroad sleeping cars, which helped him build a vast industrial empire that was supposed to last forever.. A model of the modern employer, Pullman had constructed a self-sustaining village for his workers just outside Chicago, with its own school, sewage system, and public works.. However, nothing lasts forever, and by 1981, Pullman workers found themselves in the midst of a fight not only for their jobs but the future of the American rail car industry.. The Last Pullman Car.. traces 100 years in the history of this unique company that grappled with government, union and corporate policies.. THE COLLAPSE OF COMMUNISM: THE UNTOLD STORY.. Directed by Robert Buchar, 2012.. In this eyebrow-raising documentary, director Robert Buchar argues that the threat Russia posed to the United States during the Cold War has not abated since the dissolution of the Soviet Union.. Instead, the same operatives who opposed the U.. S.. during the Soviet regime remain in power today, and have since gained the higher ground.. Featuring former Secretary of Defense Robert M.. Gates.. For all Facets DVD Label inquiries,.. please call 773.. 281.. 9075.. Back to top..

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  • Title: Facets Multimedia: Cinémathèque
    Descriptive info: Current Schedule.. Films Coming in July.. Films Coming in August.. Archives:.. 2013.. April 2013.. March 2013.. February 2013.. January 2013.. 2012.. December 2012.. November 2012.. October 2012.. September 2012.. August 2012.. July 2012.. June 2012.. May 2012.. April 2012.. March 2012.. February 2012.. January 2012.. 2011.. December 2011.. November 2011.. October 2011.. September 2011.. August 2011.. July 2011.. June 2011.. May 2011.. April 2011.. March 2011.. February 2011.. January 2011.. 2010.. December 2010.. November 2010.. October 2010.. September 2010.. August 2010.. July 2010.. June 2010.. May 2010.. April 2010.. March 2010.. February 2010.. January 2010.. 2009.. December 2009.. November 2009.. October 2009.. September 2009.. August 2009.. July 2009.. June 2009.. May 2009.. April 2009.. March 2009.. February 2009.. January 2009.. 2008.. December 2008.. November 2008.. October 2008.. September 2008.. August 2008.. July 2008.. June 2008.. May 2008.. April 2008.. March 2008.. February 2008.. January 2008.. 2007.. December 2007.. November 2007.. October 2007.. September 2007.. August 2007.. July 2007.. June 2007.. May 2007.. April 2007.. March 2007.. February 2007.. January 2007.. 2006.. December 2006.. November 2006.. October 2006.. September 2006.. August 2006.. July 2006.. June 2006.. May 2006.. April 2006.. March 2006.. February 2006.. January 2006.. 2005.. June 2005.. May 2005.. April 2005.. March 2005.. February 2005.. January  ...   - THURS JUNE 6.. AMERICAN MARY.. "Possesses a truly original,.. deeply disturbing vision".. TimeOut London.. "A truly singular specimen.. smart, gory but never gratuitous, and gloriously female-friendly".. Film Comment.. FRI JUNE 7 - THURS JUNE 13.. From Hungarian animator.. Marcell Jankovics.. THE TRAGEDY OF MAN.. (Aa ember tragédiája).. FRI JUNE 14 - THURS JUNE 20.. The 11th Annual.. CHICAGO AFRICAN DIASPORA.. FILM FESTIVAL.. This month's past features.. FRI APRIL 26 - THURS MAY 2.. LA PLAYA D.. C.. OFFICIAL SELECTION.. Un Certain Regard.. Cannes Film Fest.. "Quietly impressive".. -Screen International.. SUNDAY MAY 5.. A disaster relief screening for West, Texas.. IDENTITY CARD.. NOMINATED.. Best Film.. Best Director.. Best Actor.. Best Actress.. 7 other awards.. Czech Lions.. FRI MAY 3 - THURS MAY 9.. GRACELAND.. Jury Award.. Best Narrative Feature.. San Diego Asian.. Critics' Pick!.. "A tense and tough-minded family drama".. New York Times.. FRI MAY 10 - THURS MAY 16.. AQUÍ Y ALLÁ.. Critics Week.. Grand Prize.. Cannes.. "Quietly devastating".. Variety.. "Elegant" -.. Village Voice.. FRI MAY 17 - THURS MAY 23.. From Kim Ki-Duk.. PIETÀ.. Golden Lion.. + 3 other awards.. Venice.. ".. offers up the director's vintage blend of cruelty,.. wit and moral complexity".. For all Cinémathèque inquiries, contact Charles Coleman at 773.. or.. charles@facets.. org..

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  • Title: Facets Multimedia: Facets Film School
    Descriptive info: Current Class Schedule.. Film School Archives:.. Spring Session 2013.. Fall Session II 2012.. Fall Session I 2012.. Summer Session 2012.. Spring Session 2012.. Fall Session II 2011.. Fall Session I 2011.. Summer Session II 2011.. Summer Session I 2011.. Winter Session II 2010.. Fall Session 2010.. Summer Session II 2010.. Summer Session I 2010.. Winter Session I 2010.. Fall Session II 2009.. Fall Session I 2009.. Summer Session II 2009.. Summer Session I 2009.. Fall Session II 2008.. Fall Session I 2008.. Summer Session II 2008.. Summer Session I 2008.. Winter Session 2008.. Fall Session II 2007.. Fall Session I 2007.. To receive announcements of future Facets Film School schedules, please join our email list:.. Your name.. Film School Registration.. FEE PER COURSE:.. $80.. MEMBERS.. , $125 NON-MEMBERS.. For inquiries about Facets Film School,.. email Charles Coleman at.. To register for classes by phone,.. call 1-800-331-6197.. FACETS FILM SCHOOL.. Facets Film School classes are an integral part of Facets' mission to make the best in classic, world, and independent cinema accessible to all.. Facets Film School provides a forum for discussion among film lovers, emerging mediamakers, and film veterans, encouraging an appreciation for films as an art form and means of communication, and allowing for an exploration of various film genres, techniques, filmmakers, actors, and more.. Led by local professors and other film experts, Film School courses run one evening per week for six weeks.. Each three-hour class session includes a film screening in our intimate small theater, along with time for lecture and discussion.. Film School courses are designed to be accessible to students of all levels, with or without any prior background in film studies.. Summer Session:.. July 15 August 22, 2013.. BEYOND MUMBLECORE: The DIY Generation.. Mondays.. July 15 August 19.. 7 10 pm.. Films screened and discussed:.. The Blair Witch Project.. (Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez, 1999).. Funny Ha Ha.. (Andrew Bujalski, 2002).. Kissing on the Mouth.. (Joe Swanberg, 2005).. Humpday.. (Lynn Shelton, 2009).. Tiny Furniture.. (Lena Dunham, 2010).. Tiger Tail in Blue.. (Frank V.. Ross, 2012).. The term "mumblecore" was embraced by critics to define the ultra-casual, low-fi style of an ascending independent film movement from a provocative group of American filmmakers.. However, it was also used in a pejorative fashion by writers aiming to dismiss these films as overhyped and amateurish.. This class aims to break down perpetuated stereotypes by exploring the distinctive styles and approaches of these tenacious trailblazers.. We will see how these DIY artists managed to influence the mainstream with their raw naturalism and authentic search for new ideas.. While these filmmakers are certainly united in their goal to portray truth devoid of contrivance, they each utilize remarkably different techniques, from scripted narratives to pure improvisation; from rugged handheld visuals to meticulously detailed compositions.. By taking full advantage of modern technological advances and viral marketing, these fresh-faced visionaries have arguably fulfilled Francis Ford Coppola's prediction in.. Hearts of Darkness.. that "professionalism.. will be destroyed" and "movies will become an art form.. " Come see why cinema will never be the same again and join the debate on whether this is, in fact, a good thing.. Please note that special guests will be here for some of the screenings to talk about their films! Stay tuned!.. MATT FAGERHOLM.. is a member of the Chicago Film Critics Association.. For the past four years, he has written film reviews and interviews for.. HollywoodChicago.. , as well as contributed to various publications including.. Time Out Chicago.. and.. The A.. V.. Club.. He is also the founder of.. Indie Outlook.. , a blog and podcast featuring exclusive interviews with some of the most exciting voices in modern independent filmmaking.. Register online: $125 for non-members.. Register online: $80 for members.. GENE KELLY AND THE EVOLUTION OF CINE-DANCE.. Tuesdays.. July 16 August 20.. Anchors Aweigh.. (George Sidney, 1945).. The Pirate.. (Vincente Minnelli, 1948).. On The  ...   Exit to Brooklyn.. (Uli Edel, 1989).. Far From Heaven.. (Todd Haynes, 2002).. Good Night, and Good Luck.. (George Clooney, 2005).. Nostalgic representations of 1950s American culture abound in contemporary cinema.. Since the early 1970s, "The Fifties" has stood as perhaps the most fertile period in Hollywood and is remembered with fondness by numerous American directors and audiences.. While many of these films celebrate the idyllic promise of happier times, there were also dynamically complex social and economic forces that defined this era.. In this class, we will examine cinematic depictions of the 1950s as a time of great change and growth amid the idealized conventional portrayals of family life in America.. Starting with Peter Bogdanovich's.. , arguably the initiator of the 1970s nostalgia film boom, we will watch and discuss the influence of 1950s America, and how this narrative represented the portrayal of crime, poverty, and agitation.. We will see a stark contrast to the common perception of "The Fifties" as a period of leisure and material comfort.. What does it mean to us today as we revisit this period of American prosperity and consumerism? How do these films prompt us to reconstruct the idea of "nostalgia," since it literally means a "longing to return home.. " This yearning for "home" is usually much more complex than a simple desire for an actual locale and every culture (and subculture) has its own version of nostalgia.. In this class, we will discuss the effects of nostalgic representations in cinema as they relate to postmodernism, irony and the future.. KATE NEWBOLD.. is an advanced PhD candidate at Northwestern University, where she is studying memory and archiving in postwar American media.. Since 2008 she has taught several courses at Northwestern on a variety of media topics, including nostalgia and popular culture, film analysis, media adaptation, and history of animation.. Her publications include essays on archiving media memories from the 1950s and have appeared in academic journals such as.. Spectator.. Velvet Light Trap.. THE WALK AND TALK OF AARON SORKIN.. Thursdays.. July 18 August 22.. A Few Good Men.. (Rob Reiner, 1992).. Malice.. (Harold Becker, 1993).. The American President.. (Rob Reiner, 1995).. Charlie Wilson's War.. (Mike Nichols, 2007).. The Social Network.. (David Fincher, 2010).. Moneyball.. (Bennett Miller, 2011).. "Our responsibility is to captivate you for however long we've asked for your attention.. Aaron Sorkin.. "Walk and Talk" is a distinctive storytelling-technique in which a number of characters have a conversation en route.. The most basic form involves a walking character that is then joined by another character and on the way to their destinations they talk.. Variations include interruptions from other characters and walk and talk relay races, in which new characters join the group and one of the original characters leaves the conversation, while the remaining characters continue the walking and talking.. This shooting technique was popularized by screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, who came to television via theater, first used it on the TV dramedy.. Sports Night.. and later developed it for the hit drama.. The West Wing.. Because of Sorkin's trademark rapid-fire dialogue and extended monologues, the walk and talk would become widely known as Sorkin's signature move.. In this course we will take a look at each of Sorkin's feature films and examine the walk and talk of his characters.. Why is this technique so effective in captivating viewers interests? And what does his success say about our relationship to politics and gender roles in America?.. CHRISTINA WRIGHT.. is a film theorist, instructor and screenwriter.. She holds an M.. Phil in Film Theory and History from The University of Dublin, Trinity College.. Christina is also a Character Education Specialist and is the Program Director of two film/drama based character education programs:.. The Character Reel.. (for children and youth) and.. Soul Cinema.. (for adults).. All of the instructors and programs listed herein were selected by Charles Coleman, Facets Film Program Director..

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  • Title: Facets Multimedia: Night School
    Descriptive info: FACETS NIGHT SCHOOL.. An off-shoot of Facets' long-running, popular film school program, Facets Night School digs into cinema's wild side with special Saturday night midnight lectures on cult favorites followed by screenings of the films and post-screening discussions.. Horror greats, sci-fi wonders, action and kung-fu whirlwinds, exploitation favorites, classic and contemporary oddities, black comedies, rock 'n' roll docs, crazy animation and much more all go under the microscope at the hands of Facets' movie obsessives.. It's a schooling in Midnight Movies that you won't find anywhere else!.. Each class includes a lecture, a screening, post-screening discussion, grindhouse/cult  ...   for further reading and more with admission.. Don't forget, lectures begin at midnight with a $5 fee.. Facets Night School is.. FREE for.. Patron Circle Members.. All classes are held at Facets Cinémathèque, 1517 W.. , Chicago IL.. Night School Archives:.. Session 13.. Session 12.. Session 11.. Session 10.. Session 9.. Session 8.. Session 7.. Session 6.. A Page of Madness.. Session 5.. Session 4.. Session 3.. Session 2.. Session 1.. To receive announcements of future Facets.. Night School schedules, please join our email list:.. For all inquiries about Facets Night School, email Chris Damen at.. nightschool@facets..

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  • Title: Chicago International Children's Film Festival
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    Descriptive info: FACETS CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS.. 9:30 am Movies for Ages 7 and Under.. 11:00 am Movies for Ages 8+.. Please note: all world language films with subtitles will be read aloud at the first screening for younger audiences.. Tickets:.. Adults: $7.. Children: $5.. Spring Summer Sessions 2013.. SATURDAY MAY 11.. Ages.. 4-8.. MAMA AND ME.. Mother's Day Edition!.. 8 animated and live-action shorts.. from 9 countries.. 60 min.. 9+.. LOVE BUGS.. 6 animated and live-action shorts from Canada, Hungary, the Netherlands,.. Singapore, and the US.. 74 min.. SATURDAY JUNE 8.. Ages 8.. and under.. PAPA AND ME.. Fathers Day Edition!.. 6 animated shorts.. FATHER AND SON ADVENTURES.. 6 animated and live-action shorts from Australia, Brazil, Denmark, the Netherlands, Taiwan ROC, and the U.. 77 min.. 11+.. DADS AND DAUGHTERS.. 5 animated and live-action shorts from Denmark, Finland, Germany, Mexico,.. and the  ...   to November 3, 2013.. 2013 Single Admission Facets Family Pass: $18.. (a $36 value).. Single admission ticket for up to four children or adults.. Good for single use to one screening of the 2013 Facets Family Film Series, the second Saturday of each month,.. or.. to one general screening of the 30th Annual.. Pass holders must present pass at box office prior to each screening.. Admission depends on available seating.. Pass does not guarantee seating.. Does not admit to special events or workshops.. The Festival Family Pass can also be purchased at Facets Rentals (1517 W.. Fullerton.. Ave.. , open Monday-Saturday 10am 10pm and Sundays from noon 10pm) or by calling 773-281-9075 ext.. 3056.. Facets Family Passes can only be picked up at Facets Rentals.. Those ordering online or by phone will receive notification when pass is available for pickup..

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  • Title: Facets Multimedia: About Us
    Descriptive info: ABOUT US.. Facets Multi-Media, founded in 1975, is a non-profit, 501(C)3 organization, and a leading national media arts organization.. Our mission is to preserve, present, distribute, and educate about film.. maintains an unparalleled movie rental library of 65,000 titles, available to rent in person or by online nationwide mail-order.. presents daily screenings of cutting-edge independent films, international film festival award winners, and Chicago premieres - many of which would otherwise not be screened in Chicago.. Facets Film Dialogues connect audiences to filmmakers and other individuals behind the films.. The.. Facets DVD label.. restores and distributes independent, foreign, and forgotten movies that would otherwise not be available  ...   film teachers and scholars.. And.. Facets Children's Programs.. produces the annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival (the largest children's film festival in North America) and offers year-round media education programs.. Facets serves audiences of over 300,000 each year.. Substantive numbers participate at reduced or no cost, with targeted outreach by Facets to economically disadvantaged or underserved areas.. Facets Multi-Media is supported by earned revenue, memberships, contributions, and by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Illinois Arts Council, the John D.. and Catherine T.. MacArthur Foundation, the Chicago Community Trust, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and other foundations, corporations and individuals..

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