Syl Johnson: Any Way The Wind Blows

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2015 Chicago International Film Festival Announces Films in Premiere Heavy International Documentary Competition

2015 Chicago International Film Festival Announces Films in Premiere Heavy International Documentary Competition

2015 Chicago International Film Festival announces the lineup for its International Documentary Competition.  Highlights of the International Documentary Competition include the World Premieres of Syl Johnson: Any Way The Wind Blows (pictured above), a Chicago-based portrait of the most sampled artist in hip-hop, and Motley’s Law, which follows tough-as-nails lawyer – and former Mrs. Wisconsin – Kimberley Motley, the only American allowed to practice law in Afghanistan. This diverse lineup of official selections includes the multi-award-winning Polish […]

Chicago International Film Festival Reveals City & State Lineup of Local Films

Chicago International Film Festival Reveals City & State Lineup of Local Films

The 51st Chicago International Film Festival, taking place October 15 to 29, 2015, announced the film lineup for this year’s City & State program. The City & State program of narrative, documentary, and short films celebrates Illinois’ rich filmmaking tradition and showcases the best films with Illinois roots. Each Official Selection is eligible for the Chicago Award. With the largest number of local film selections to date, this year’s City & State program is led by […]

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2015 Chicago International Film Festival Reveals First 24 Films + Events incl. Cannes Winner DHEEPAN

The Chicago International Film Festival, revealed its first 24 films and several events to be featured at the 51st Chicago International Film Festival taking place this October 15 to 29 2015.  This initial lineup announcement includes the top prizewinner from the Cannes Film Festival, a look at what it takes to build one of the world’s greatest restaurants, a once-lost Sherlock Holmes film, a Guillermo del Toro-produced buddy movie, and breakout performances from Michael Caine, Cate […]