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Join us at the CineYouth Festival, a three-day international film festival that celebrates the talent of filmmakers 22 years old and younger from around the world. More than 70 short films, ranging from thought-provoking documentaries and quirky comedies to experimental shorts, a showcase of locally made films and more will be shown with filmmakers in attendance!

Screenings are FREE and open to the public of all ages.

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CineYouth is presented by Cinema/Chicago, the parent organization of the Chicago International Film Festival and is made possible by the generous support of Allstate Insurance Company and Bloomberg Philanthropies.

CineYouth 2017 Sponsors

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Film Challenge Sponsor

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Media Partner

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Scholarship Partners

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Film Pitch Partner

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CineYouth 2016

Take a look at past winners and film challenge projects.