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2014 CALL FOR ENTRIES - 50TH Chicago International Film Festival (CIFF)

ChicagoThe 50th Chicago International Film Festival has posted its annual call for entries. 2014 will be the 50th anniversary for this epic event and they are looking for your films. CIFF has being opening...
WIRE

Rock University Is In Session At Wire

BerwynIf there's a burgeoning Eddie Van Halen somwhere deep inside you nurture it at WIRE's much anticipated Rock University.  The inaugural winter term begins on Monday, January 27, 2014.  Attend one of...

Looking for Entries For The 2014 Indie Boots Short Film Festival

ChicagoWe're coming to the end of 2013 and I know, just as myself there are many of you who have yet to finish or even get started with that project that has been nagging at you all year. I know this is a...
The Fifth Estate

Opening Friday: The Fifth Estate

Because of one of my several volunteer gigs, I was invited to attend a preview of The Fifth Estate, the movie about Julian Assange and WikiLeaks opening wide on Friday, October 18. Science fiction...

It's A Twofer: Free Screening w/ Q&A and the Chicago Film and Media Summit

Would you like to go to a free film screening? Well Columbia College Chicago Film Row Cinema is having a free screening of Four Days in Chicago. It's a documentary chronicling Academy Award winning...

Last Chance to See Transformers Filming

Chicago, Downtown, The LoopMichael Bay is going to blow up part of the Loop! Okay, that might be an exaggeration, but he’s definitely filming in the Loop AND this is one of your last opportunities to see Mark Wahlberg and...

Music Box Theatre Presents the Music Box of Horrors - Oct. 19th - 20th

Halloween is right around the corner and to help get things started Music Box Theatre presents Music Box of Horrors. It is a 24 hour marathon of some of the most known horror films and maybe others...

Just In Time To Check Out The 2nd Annual Chicago Turkish Film Festival Sept. 6th - 28th

The LoopOh wow I didn't even know that this was happening, so I'm very happy to have come upon it in the early days. I'm not surprised that it's taking place but once again, with joy and excitement, it's...

Facets Multi-Media: A Great Compliment To Your Hulu, Amazon or Any Other Similar Membership

Lincoln ParkFor anyone who love films, movies, flicks, whatever you chose to call it, with the closing of Hollywood Video  and more and more Blockbusters  you may at times find yourself missing the walk down the...

3rd Annual Chicago French Film Festival at the Music Box: July 26th to August 1, 2013

LakeviewI still have the hope that one day I will master the French language, but in the meantime I will plan to attend the Third Annual Chicago French Film Festival. It’s an entire week of French films that...

The Fourth Annual Blue Whiskey Independent Film Festival (BWiFF) - July 21st - 28th 2013

PalatineIt always amazes me how there are so many festivals, especially film festivals, that take place in Illinois, so finding this one just adds to that amazement. The Fourth Annual Blue Whiskey...

hODgepODge: (r)evolution July 20th - 21st, 2013

North CenterOdradek Theatre Company, a storefront theatre in Chicago, has decided it wants to support the idea of making art at all times. Ordradek not only wants to support the concept that art should be in the...

American Islamic College AIC Film Series Present 'Light In Her Eyes'

LakeviewFirst let me say that I didn’t even know that this college existed. The American Islamic College located in the Lakeview area at Lake Shore Drive and Irving Park offers graduate and undergraduate...

Chicago Features The 2013 Eye On India Festival

Whenever possible, in the arts, I’ll try to spotlight events not only pertaining to indie films, literature, music, art, etc., but also I’ll try to show the diversity of cultures in Chicago and...

High Heels And Movie Reels: Films And Women In Business

ChicagoThis is an absolutely great as well as a fun idea presented by Chicago Career Girl Network. High Heels and Movie Reels Chicago is an event that intends to bring women together to not only network but...

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