Kutza’s 55 Years of Service to Chicago International Film Festival to be Celebrated at July 14 Gala at Loews Chicago Hotel
CHICAGO – Michael Kutza, Founder and CEO of Cinema/Chicago, the presenting organization of the Chicago International Film Festival, today announced that he will be retiring from his role at the end of 2018.
The Governing Board of Directors will pay tribute to Kutza’s remarkable career at a special gala, “Celebrating Michael,” Saturday, July 14 at Loews Chicago Hotel. The event will be chaired by Chaz Ebert, Candace Jordan and Maria Pappas, and will include an array of appearances from film industry luminaries to honor Kutza’s passion for film and his dedication to fostering the appreciation of film in Chicago, as well as the presentation of a Lifetime Achievement Award.[…]