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Strictly Ballroom

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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