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Film News: Chicago’s DOC 10 opens with ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor’ on April 5, 2018

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CHICAGO – Documentaries are often the most compelling filmmaking, because truth is always stranger. The Chicago Media Project presents its third annual DOC 10, a weekend festival of 11 (10+1!) prominent documentaries that often end up either making a national statement or getting nominated for awards. It all takes place at the Davis Theatre in the Lincoln Square neighborhood from April 5th-8th, 2018. For more information, including schedule and tickets, click here.

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’Won’t You Be My Neighbor’ Opens DOC 10
Photo credit: DOC10.org

The Opening Night film is the highly anticipated “Won’t You Be My Neighbor,” the profile of Fred “Mr.” Rogers, who hosted “Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood” on PBS, which nurtured two generations of children over five decades. The ten other documentaries, playing at various times over the weekend are... “RBG,” “The King” (Closing Night), “Bisbee ’17,” “Love Means Zero,” “Crime + Punishment,” “306 Hollywood,” “On Her Shoulders,” “Devil’s Freedom,” “The Other Side of Everything” and “Minding the Gap.” DOC 10 also features discussions and seminars. Click the link above for more information on individual films and special sessions.

The Chicago Media Project presents DOC 10 from Thursday, April 5th through Sunday, April 8th, 2018 at the Davis Theater, 4614 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago. For more information about the festival, click here.

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Writer, Editorial Coordinator
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2018 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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