by J.R. Jones
Evanston's second annual Talking Pictures Festival, a four-day collection of independent films from around the world, opens tonight at Century 12 and CineArts 6 with a 7:30 PM screening of George Ovashvili's antiwar drama The Other Bank.
You can check out the complete schedule here. Also, we have critical reviews for a number of the programs screening: Tapped (Sat 5/8, 1:30 PM); No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson (Sat 5/8, 4 PM); the 2010 Oscar-nominated shorts, both live-action (Sat 5/8, 7 PM) and animated (Sun 5/9, 2:15 PM); and Prisoner of Her Past (Sun 5/9, 4:15 PM).
Trailers for some of these programs follow after the jump.