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Chicago Film Festival: Room 237 @ River East

Tickets are $14.  Please arrive early and purchase in advance as some screenings will sell out quickly. 


Original Title: Room 237
Director: Rodney Ascher
102 min


A “subjective documentary” exploring the numerous theories about the secret, hidden meanings of Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining, Room 237 is a guided tour through the most compelling attempts to decode this endlessly fascinating film. Director Rodney Ascher introduces us to the passionate amateur critics who devote themselves to Kubrick’s gothic horror masterpiece, following their dizzyingly complex, brilliant, and inventive analyses wherever they lead, creating a compulsively watchable tribute to obsessive cinephilia, and to a remarkable film.

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  • Brad

    Because meeting up at festival screenings can somethimes be a little tricky, I'd recommend arriving at least a half hour before the posted start time. As we may need to take our seats 5-10 minutes before the film starts, we'll also look to connect after the screening, near the concessions.

    September 27, 2012

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