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Industry Days

International Awards Contenders: Making Movies that Transcend Borders

The Chicago International Film Festival has a long tradition of hosting the year’s best films from around the world, with many of the selections submitted as their country’s entry in the Oscar race for Best International Feature Film. (This year’s Festival has more than 19!). Meet some of this year’s most acclaimed global auteurs, and hear how they’ve crafted movies that resonate with audiences around the world.

Panelists: İlker Çatak (The Teachers’ Lounge, Germany), Amr Gamal (The Burdened, Yemen), Rodrigo Moreno (The Delinquents, Argentina), Lina Soualem (Bye Bye Tiberias, Palestine), Anh Hung Tran (The Taste of Things, France)

Event Information

Saturday, October 14, 2023
10:30am – 11:30am

1500 N Clybourn Ave
Chicago, IL 60610 United States


This Industry Days even is open to the public.


Cinema/Chicago is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment at all our programs and events. All event venues are fully wheelchair accessible, with no-step entrances or ramp access and elevators. All venues offer wheelchair-designated spaces, companion seating, easy-access theater seating, and accessible restrooms. For accommodation requests, please email us at access@chicagofilmfestival.com, call us at 312-683-0121, x108, or complete our Accommodation Request Form.

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