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Cinema/Chicago Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant of $65,000

Published: December 9, 2014  |  Filed under: Year-Round News

Chicago, IL (December 9, 2014)— National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced December 2, 2014 that Cinema/Chicago is one of 919 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. Cinema/Chicago is recommended for a $65,000 grant to support the 51st Chicago International Film Festival and the 12th annual International Screenings Program.

Cinema/Chicago is the parent organization of the Chicago International Film Festival, the oldest competitive international film festival in North America. Seeking out the best in world cinema, the Festival is dedicated to discovering new talents and opening windows to a world of film previously or otherwise unavailable in Chicago.[…]

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Academy Award®-Winner Kevin Kline Honored

Published: June 29, 2014  |  Filed under: Year-Round News

CHICAGO – Celebrating its 50th anniversary of saluting the greatest talents in world cinema, Cinema/Chicago and The Chicago International Film Festival honored Academy Award®-winning actor Kevin Kline with a Career Achievement Award on Saturday, June 28 at the Four Seasons Hotel (120 E. Delaware), during a special Summer Gala celebration. Honored for his poignant roles and stunning breadth of work, Kline treated more than 350 guests to an intimate discussion led by host Bill Kurtis. Co-chaired by Cinema/Chicago Board Chairman Jeanne Randall Malkin and Board member Penelope Steiner, proceeds from the event directly benefit Cinema/Chicago’s year-round programming.The
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