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2009 — 45th Chicago International Film Festival

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I Know a Woman Like That I Know a Woman Like That

Director: Elaine Madsen

The world is full of women who sidestepped retirement to pursue their passion. In this inspiring doc, Emmy® winner Elaine Madsen (alongside her actress daughter Virginia Madsen, who produced) sits down with more than a dozen of them—including Rita Moreno, Eartha Kitt, and Evanston mayor Lorraine Morton—to reflect on their extraordinary accomplishments.

NOTE: There will be an addition screening of I Know a Woman Like That on Oct 13th at 5:00pm at Film Row Cinema at Columbia College in conjunction with our Reel Women panel.

103 minutes

The Illusion The Illusion

Director: Susana Barriga

Director Susana Barriga embarks on a journey from Cuba to London to visit her exiled father. Faced with the challenge of not letting him know that she is filming, Barriga inventively blends hidden video and audio recordings to tell her story.

The Illusion will be presented as part of the short film program, Shorts 4: Escape and Rebellion: Information & Show Times

Spanish with English Subtitles, 24 minutes

Intercom Intercom

The International Communication Video and Interactive Media Competition was created to recognize the extraordinary talents and creativity of the individuals at the top of the ever-evolving field of communications. Intercom proudly honors exceptional work in educational, corporate sponsored, industrial, and interactive productions. This program features screenings of winning productions from the 45th Intercom Competition.

50 minutes