The Midwest Premiere of Saints Rest, from director Noga Ashkenazi (The Grey Area: Feminism Behind Bars) will kick off summer at First Tuesdays at the Midwest Independent Film Festival.
Midwest Independent Film Festival
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Midwest Independent Film Festival
WHERE: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: The Midwest Independent Film Festival is the nation’s only film festival solely dedicated to the Midwest filmmaker, presenting audiences with regionally produced independent cinema every first Tuesday of the month at Landmark Century Centre Cinema, 2828 North Clark in Chicago.
The MidWest WeirdFest described as ‘a cinematic celebration of all things fantastic, frightening, offbeat, and just plain weird’ revealed the first seven feature films for the upcoming 2nd edition
The Midwest Independent Film Festival will award their 2014 “Best of the Midwest” honors on Tuesday, December 2, with a ceremony in Chicago. The festival is a year-round movie event in Chicago that takes place the first Tuesday of every month, at the Landmark Century Centre Cinema. The SXSW hit Animals, Joe Swanberg’s Sundance comedy Happy Christmas and HotDocs pick The Starfish Throwers are among the nominees for the 2014 Best of the Midwest Awards.
The nominees for the “Best of the Midwest” Awards are as follows
The Midwest Independent Film Festival unveiled their list of nominees for 2013 Best of the Midwest Awards. The Midwest Independent Film Festival in Chicago, describes itself as the nation’s only film festival solely dedicated to the Midwest filmmaker, presenting audiences with regionally produced independent cinema every first Tuesday of the month. Films nominated for Best Film of 2013 include THE KINGS OF SUMMER, directed by Jordan Vogt Roberts, SOLE SURVIVOR, directed by Ky Dickens, BORN IN CHICAGO, directed by John Anderson, QWERTY, directed by Bill Sebastian, BE GOOD, directed by Todd Looby and SHE LOVES ME NOT, directed by Brian Jun and Jack Sanderson. The 2013 Best of the Midwest Awards Gala Presented by the Midwest Independent Film Festival will be held on Tuesday, December 3, 2013.
The 2011 Best of the Midwest Awards, an annual ceremony that celebrates Chicago’s Midwest Independent Film Festival, were presented on Tuesday, December 6th in downtown Chicago. Hometown film, “The Last Rites of Joe May,” directed by Joe Maggio was the big winner, taking home the prizes for Best Feature, Best Actor for Dennis Farina and Best Actress for Meredith Droeger. “The Last Rites of Joe May, chronicles the last days in the life of Joe […]
Tonight, Tuesday, December 7th, is the 2010 edition of the Best of the Midwest Awards, honoring the achievements of local Midwestern filmmakers who participated in the Midwest Independent Film Festival this year. Nominees for the 2010 BMAs: Best Music Video Bring Yourself, directed by Dan Bigelow for Oh My God Take Everything, directed by Otto Arsenault for Greg Laswell Race You, produced by Foundation Content for Elizabeth and the Catapult Love Song for Buddy, directed […]