The Florida Venture doesn’t have the hook of Sean Baker’s first movie, Tangerine (a.okay.a “the iPhone film”), however based on The A.V. Membership’s personal A.A. Dowd, it’s bought all the attraction. Dowd caught The Florida Venture at this yr’s Cannes Movie Competition, the place he mentioned, “[w]hat’s maybe most miraculous about it’s the means [the film] stays true to the actual challenges going through what the writer-director has known as ‘the hidden homeless’ whereas additionally sustaining a temper of a vibrant, humorous celebration.”
In case you reside in Chicago and would you’d like to take a look at this vivid, empathetic movie that additionally options “one in all [Willem] Dafoe’s funniest and most shifting performances,” properly, you’re in luck. This coming Monday, September 19, we’re co-hosting a screening of the movie with writer-director Baker in particular person, and you’ll be a part of us free of charge in the event you enroll right here. That’s Monday, September 19, at 7:00 PM on the Landmark Century Cinema on Clark. Simply make sure you arrive early if you wish to be sure you get a seat.
You possibly can watch the trailer for The Florida Venture beneath.