It Felt Like Love is screening in select markets. It will open at Chicago’s Facets Cinematheque for a weeklong run this Friday. Click here for showtimes.
2013 saw a bounty of impressive revivals and screenings throughout the Chicagoland area, none more rewarding than the Gene Siskel Film Center’s Claire Denis retrospective. The Parisian autrice is among the best contemporary directors today - male or female. Higher praise could not be leveled than to compare Eliza Hittman’s directorial debut It Felt Like Love as a shout-out to the sensual compositions of Denis. Like Denis, Hittman is fascinated by physicality and the male presence, where there’s awareness to what the image of the male anatomy says about men and what it contradicts.Read More