Next Wednesday afternoon, documentary filmmaker Errol Morris will speak about his work at the University of Chicago, an event that is free and open to the public. Details are here. Later that night, the university’s Doc Films will present a special screening of Morris’s new film The Fog of War, which comes highly recommended. As far as I can tell, tickets to the screening will be available following the lecture and can’t be ordered ahead of time. No ticket price is mentioned; sounds free to me.
I’m skipping town tomorrow, but the aforementioned Doc Films has a full plate of good stuff for the Chicago-bound this turkey week: there’s Satyajit Ray’s The Branches of the Tree Tuesday, Peckinpah’s Wild Bunch Wednesday, a Hitchcock/Bu