Mimi Plauché, Artistic Director of the Chicago International Film Festival, today announced the first 25 films that will be shown at the 54th Chicago International Film Festival, running Oct. 10 – 21, 2018 at AMC River East, 322 E. Illinois St. The longest-running competitive film festival in North America, the Festival will feature more than 150 films from across the globe and bring legendary actors, master filmmakers, and exciting, emerging talents from around the world to Chicago.
The initial roster of films demonstrates the Festival’s commitment to selecting the best feature films, documentaries, and short films of the year, including notable Oscar contenders and top award winners from the Cannes and Berlin Film Festivals. This year, the Festival will also present two special programs: a spotlight on Italian cinema and a focus on international comedy.
Visit the Sneak Peek page now to see the first 25 films announced for this year’s Festival, and become a member for early access and the best prices on passes and tickets. Passes are on sale now at early bird prices until September 1, so don’t delay! Buy now!
The complete Festival schedule will be announced September 17, 2018. Early Bird Festival passes ($105 – $260) are currently on sale. Individual tickets ($8 to $20) and Gala Presentation tickets ($20 to $150) will go on sale Sept. 18 for Cinema/Chicago Members and Sept. 21 for the general public. Discounted parking is available at AMC River East 21 (322 E. Illinois Street).