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Two Special Events Commemorating the Festival’s 50 Year History

Published: August 27, 2014  |  Filed under: Festival News

Celebrating 50 years of making Chicago an international destination for acclaimed filmmakers, bold young directors and lovers of cinema, The Chicago International Film Festival, returning October 9-23, 2014, has teamed with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) to produce two special events leading up to the Festival. On September 4 at 6:30 p.m. at Millennium Park’s Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Chicagoans will be treated to a special screening of director Baz Luhrmann’s first film “Strictly Ballroom,”which won the Best First Feature Award at the Festival in 1993.[…]

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Festival Passes On Sale Now!

Published: August 27, 2014  |  Filed under: Festival News

Passes for the 50th Chicago International Film Festival are on sale now! Choose from Moviegoer(admission to 10 regular film screenings), Passport (admission to 20 regular film screenings) or the new I Want It All Anniversary Pass (all access pass to every screening, event and special presentation). Passes on sale until October 19, 2014! Purchase here.[…]

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