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    Duelles – Filmmaker Attendance Update

    Unfortunately, Duelles director Olivier Masset-Depasse will no longer be attending the screenings of his film at this year’s Chicago International Film Festival, including today’s screening, Monday, … Read more...
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    Attending Filmmaker: McKenzie Chinn

    The Chicago International Film Festival is very excited to welcome the writer, producer, and lead actress of Olympia, McKenzie Chinn. Featuring quirky animation and a revelatory … Read more...
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    Attending Filmmaker: Kent Jones

    The Chicago International Film Festival is very excited to welcome the director of Diane, Kent Jones. Mary Kay Place (The Big Chill, Big Love) delivers … Read more...
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    Screenings Cancelled – As I Lay Dying

    All screenings of AS I LAY DYING have been cancelled during the Chicago International Film Festival. Refunds will be available from your point of purchase. Read more...
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    Attending Filmmaker: William Friedkin

    Oscar®-winning, Chicago-born director William Friedkin will be attending the Chicago International Film Festival to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award. In addition is the North American … Read more...
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    Attending Editor: Aaron Wickenden

    The Chicago International Film Festival is very excited to welcome the editor of They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead, Aaron Wickenden. The documentary that chronicles the last 15 years of … Read more...

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