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VIDEO: Alan Cumming, OUTrageous Award Winner, talks The Tempest

On Monday, October 18, the Chicago International Film Festival presented Alan Cumming with the Artistic Achievement Award as part of the OUTrageous program. From the edgy to the tender, the bold gay-themed films in the OUTrageous program fearlessly exh...

VIDEO: Slam Poets featured in LOUDER THAN A BOMB participate in a post-screening Q+A

Who ever said poetry was boring? Four teams of supremely talented Chicago high school students harness the ecstatic power of words as they prepare to compete in the world’s largest youth poetry slam right here in Chicago. Come see this rousing...

VIDEO: Actress Cécile De France answers questions with Richard Roeper atfter the showing of HEREAFTER

Hereafter is a drama centered on three people who are haunted by mortality in different ways. George (Damon) is a blue-collar American who has a special connection to the afterlife. On the other side of the world, Marie (de France), a French journalist...

VIDEO: Visionary Award Recipient Guillermo del Toro talks with Ron Perlman about his distinguished career

Guillermo del Toro’s incomparable imagination, distinctive visual style, and thematically charged narratives have earned him a place at the forefront of the thriving Latin American filmmaking community. With The Devil’s Backbone, the Hellbo...

BEST OF FEST ANNOUNCED!!

BEST OF THE FEST!
Wednesday, October 20 As the 46th Chicago International Film Festival comes to a close, Chicagoans will be given one more chance to experience the Festival’s most celebrated films, with this year’s award-winning and mos...

VIDEO: Director Qasim Basir talks about MOOZ-LUM

Director Qasim Basir discusses MOOZ-LUM with the audience. Director Qasim Basir Talks about "Mooz-Lum" from Cinema Chicago on Vimeo.

VIDEO: Director Aaron Katz discusses COLD WEATHER

Director Aaron Katz discusses his film COLD WEATHER with the audience. Director Aaron Katz discusses "Cold Weather" from Cinema Chicago on Vimeo.

The 46th Chicago International Film Festival Award Winners Announced

RUSSIA, MEXICO, NORWAY, GERMANY AND THE USA WIN TOP AWARDS IN CHICAGO
 Michael Kutza, Founder and Artistic Director of the Chicago International Film Festival, Mimi Plauché, Head of Programming, and Associate Programmers Joel Hoglund and Penn...

VIDEO: Director Danny Boyle talks about 127 HOURS.

Director Danny Boyle talks to the audience after the screening of 127 HOURS. Danny Boyle Talks about 127 Hours from Cinema Chicago on Vimeo.

CHER? CROWE? DAMON? NEESON? DOWNEY, JR? AGUILERA?

The 46th Chicago International Film Festival Has a SurpriseYou're going to be pretty awesome Wednesday morning. Why? Because you saw a movie everyone's dying to see the night before! Even better, you saw it for free. Man, you're going to be one smokin'...

VIDEO: Director: Lucy Walker talks about Waste Land

Winner of more than a half-dozen top prizes from Sundance to Berlin, this rightfully exalted documentary about the transformative power of art is one of the most inspiring films this year. Acclaimed filmmaker Lucy Walker (Blindsight, Countdown to Ze...

VIDEO: Black Perspectives Tribute honoring Forest Whitaker

On Saturday, October 9, the Chicago International Film Festival presented Forest Whitaker with the Career Achievement Award. 2010 Black Perspectives Tribute honoring Forest Whitaker from Cinema Chicago on Vimeo.

VIDEO: Opening Night of the 46th Chicago International Film Festival

Missed your chance to attend Opening Night? Want to live your experience? Check out the highlights from Opening Night festivities of the 46th Chicago International Film Festival. Chicago International Film Festival Opening Night 2010 from Cinema Chi...

VIDEO: 46th Chicago International Film Festival Trailer!

Here is your chance to see the new 46th Chicago International Film Festival created by Ken Nordine. Click the below video to check it out!

Chicago Film Festival adds OUTrageous Award to Alan Cumming

The 46th Chicago International Film Festival is celebrating its diverse array of programming this year by presenting honorees in several special programs. The Black Perspectives program (Seven feature films) is honoring Forest Whitaker, the Cin...

Life Is Short! So Make It Entertaining...

The 46th Chicago International Film Festival announces a stellar line up of short films, from homegrown talent to weird and wonderful animated tales to the striking debut work of actor-turned-filmmaker, James Franco. Also featured are documentary short...

The 46th Chicago International Film Festival Welcomes the World and International Premieres of Documentaries in Chicago

As documentary films gain ever-increasing recognition in theaters around the world, the 46th Chicago International Film Festival announces the 2010 lineup of its Docufest documentary program and new series for true movie buffs, “Film on Film.&rdq...

46th Chicago International Film Festival Sneak Preview

SNEAK PREVIEW Click here to download a PDF of the 2010 Sneak Preview! SEE THE BIG PICTURE. Each year, we scour the globe to find new, unconventional voices in film and bring them to Chicago. Nothing quite compares to the electrifying s...

Upcoming Member Screening: SOUL KITCHEN

Wednesday, August 25SOUL KITCHENLandmark Century Centre Cinema | 2828 N. Clark St.SYNOPSIS:Young restaurant owner Zinos is down on his luck. His girlfriend Nadine has moved to Shanghai, his Soul Kitchen customers are boycotting the new gourmet chef, an...

Upcoming Member Screening: CAIRO TIME

Thursday, August 12CAIRO TIMEAMC River East 21 | 322 E. Illinois St.SYNOPSIS:Juliette, a fashion magazine editor in her 40s, travels to Cairo to meet her husband, Mark, a UN official working in Gaza, for a three week vacation. When he is unavoidably de...

Stars coming out to honor Ron Howard at film festival gala

June 10, 2010 BY BILL ZWECKER Sun-Times ColumnistStar-watchers will be in for a treat Saturday night at the Museum of Science and Industry. Word has it, a number of actors who have worked with Ron Howard will be on hand to honor the director and former...

Your chance to pre-bid on all the exciting items from our Summer Gala's SIlent Auction!

Autographed film memorabilia. One-of-a-kind Chicago adventures. Fine art. Haute furniture. For the first time ever, the Chicago International Film Festival is giving Gala patrons and the public a chance to pre-bid on our exciting lineup of silent aucti...

Upcoming Cinema/Chicago Member Screening: PRINCESS KAIULANI

Tuesday, May 18PRINCESS KAIULANILandmark Century Centre | 2828 N. Clark St.Set against the dramatic island backdrop of Hawaii and based on the inspiring true story, Princess Kaiulani is a breathtaking romance about an unlikely heroine and her unwaverin...

Ron Howard to Receive Career Achievement Award

46th Chicago International Film Festival’s Summer Gala, June 12, 2010

The 46th Chicago International Film Festival will honor Ron Howard with its Silver Hugo Career Achievement Award on June 12, 2010. During the Festival’s annual Summer Gala, the acclaimed actor, producer and director will receive the award, in rec...

Upcoming Member Screening: THE ART OF THE STEAL

**This event is sold out! We are currently not selling tickets or taking anymore RSVPs**Monday, March 1, 7:00PMTHE ART OF THE STEALdirected by Don ArgottAMC River East | 322 E. Illinois St.THE ART OF THE STEAL chronicles the long and dramatic struggle...

45th Chicago International Film Festival Announces Audience Choice Awards!

The centerpiece film of the 45th anniversary Chicago International Film Festival, Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire, was named the Festival’s Audience Choice Award winner Friday. “Like everyone else who’s see...

45th Chicago International Film Festival Award Winners Announced!

CHICAGO, October 17, 2009 – Michael Kutza, Founder and Artistic Director of the Chicago International Film Festival, Mimi Plauché, Head of Programming, and Jesse Berkowitz, Documentary and Short Film Programmer, proudly announce the winner...

Chicago's Windy City Rollers show their support of the Chicago International Film Festival!

Members of the Windy City Rollers (including Cinema/Chicago's own Education Program Administrator Rebecca Fons aka Doris Day of the Dead) take to the street in support of the Chicago International Film Festival. Skaters and referees street teamed in th...

Scenes From Past Chicago Film Festivals

Experience the excitement of red carpets and gala tributes. Watch directors and stars - Clint, Sophia, Liza, Faye, Shirley, Viggo, Sarandan, Tom, Jodi, Douglas, Dustin, Spielberg, Cage to "Slum Dog Millionaire's" director Danny Boyle. 123

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