shoutout to all our chicago talent in the big screen realm w/ their amazing festival coming up soon! as my man Roger Ebert said, “The Chicago International Film Festival has spent its lifetime being a lifeline for new directors, films, and national cinemas.” And I just think we all need to support to keep it thriving- that’s why I’m treating some of you to a night out to the movie of your choice at the festival!
The 46th International Film Festival will take place October 7-21 at AMC River East 21. This year it will be screening more than 150 films from 50 different countries & the event will be a star-packed red carpet event along with panel discussions that explain the behind the scenes of moviemaking & showcase among the best directors. (check video above to see highlights & who attended last year!)
The first Chicago International Film Festival was held in 1965 & is one of North America’s oldest film events. Each year, the committee travels the world to find films that move and inspire people. The festival has brought he first feature films by outstanding directors like Martin Scorsese, Slumdog Millionaire’s Danny Boyle, Peter Weir, Mike Leigh, Gregory Nava, Bertrand Tavernier, Jan Troell, Joe Swanberg, Rainer Werner Fassbinder & more!
For more info & schedules visit www.chicagofilmfestival.com! & as far as those tickets, just leave a comment below of when you want to go & what you want to see!