(Jonathan Lynn, 1992) · Join us yutes as we celebrate Joe Pesci's 75th with a special screening of My Cousin Vinny! When his broke cousin Bill and friend Stan are mistakenly arrested for murder in Alabama, brash New Yorker Vincent 'Vinny' LaGuardia Gambini and his fiancée Mona Lisa drive down to help defend the boys. Known better for his dramatic roles, Pesci gets to showcase his comedic skills as Vinny, and Marisa Tomei won an Oscar for her portrayal of the exasperated yet supportive Mona.
runtime: 120m format: 35mm
(Christine Swanson, 2017) · Two children, born to a Korean mother and a African-American father, struggle with the consequences of their parents' decisions and the brutality of Chicago. Based on Patti Kim Gill's life, and directed by Christine Swanson (also Korean and Black), BlacKorea takes an honest look at stereotypes resulting from two cultures colliding. Screening followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with the cast and crew. Presented in collaboration with the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture, The Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality, The Center for Identity & Inclusion, and UChicago GRAD. Event is free and open to the public.
runtime: 25m format: DCP