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Announcing the award winners from Cinema/Chicago’s 2018 CineYouth festival!
Cinema/Chicago’s CineYouth Film Festival is designed to encourage youth filmmakers in their creative endeavors. CineYouth provides opportunities for young filmmakers to articulate themselves artistically, and have their voice heard. Held annually in Chicago, CineYouth is a three-day festival celebrating and fostering the creativity of filmmakers 22 years old and younger by screening officially selected work and encouraging their creative endeavors by presenting a filmmaking workshop, discussions and panels.
CineYouth’s 14th year was held at the iconic Music Box Theatre April 20-22, 2018.[…]
Michael Kutza Named President and CEO of Cinema/Chicago,
Mimi Plauché Promoted to Artistic Director of the Chicago International Film Festival and Cinema/Chicago
CHICAGO – Cinema/Chicago, the parent organization of the Chicago International Film Festival, announced the promotion of two long-time employees. Mimi Plauché has been named Artistic Director of the Chicago International Film Festival and Cinema/Chicago, effective immediately. Michael Kutza, who founded the Festival in 1964 and has since served as Artistic Director, will continue to serve as the President and CEO, with a dedicated new focus on overseeing operations, the branding of the larger Cinema/Chicago organization, fundraising and supporting the expansion of education programs.[…]
Hot dogs, BBQ, burgers, coffee, and maple syrup will join quirky chefs and fussy foodies to tantalize your tastebuds through film at this year’s International Screenings Program at the Chicago Cultural Center, May 31-October 4. Now in it’s 14th edition, the International Screenings Program is a free weekly film series that casts a spotlight on a different country’s cinema each Wednesday evening.
Food and Film bring people together, whether around a candlelit table or a bbq pit or into a dark theater.[…]
More than 400 guests celebrated actress Helen Mirren and Director Taylor Hackford at Cinema/Chicago’s Spring Gala
Celebratory Evening Featured an Intimate Conversation with Mirren and Hackford Highlighting Their Illustrious Careers and Creative Influences
Academy Award®-winning actress Helen Mirren and Academy Award®-winning director Taylor Hackford were in Chicago on Wednesday, May 24 at the Loews Chicago Hotel for Cinema/Chicago’s Spring Gala, celebrating their illustrious film careers. Proceeds from the event benefit Cinema/Chicago’s year-round education and outreach programs.[…]