In the animated film Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?, philosopher, linguist, and logician Noam Chomsky fields questions lobbed at him by Oscar-winning director Michael Gondry. It screens through 12/19 at the Gene Siskel Film Center; read J.R. Jones's review here.
Looking for some wintertime fun? Head to Navy Pier, which has transformed into Winter Wonderfest, an indoor winter amusement park complete with a Ferris wheel, zip line, and ice skating rink.
In the new documentary I Am Divine director Jeffrey Schwarz explores the life and career of drag superstar Divine (Pink Flamingos). See it at Facets Cinematheque.
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