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Film Festivals

Chicago International Film Festival | 2020

Chicago International Film Festival | 2020

Considering how wild 2020 has been it is turning out to be a great year for film lovers! That has greatly to do with film festivals that decided to reformat their yearly event and move ahead with the festivities, celebrating the spectacle that is visual storytelling while embracing the difficulties the pandemic has brought. Chicago International Film Festival is one of these film festivals that is gearing up to do just that. The festival is running from Oct. 14th-23rd and is highlighting an incredibly diverse selection of films sure to delight its audiences and start quite a buzz on the…
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Mangrove Review | NYFF

Mangrove Review | NYFF

Mangrove is soulful! A film about oppression, injustice, and the will to fight for your human rights to community & life free of persecution… and guess what? It's based on a true story that doesn’t take place in the US. Though true, don’t celebrate. The film hits too close to home and proves that abuse of power runs in the veins of humans and that acts like this are doomed to continue if we don’t learn from history. Class is in session with Mangrove. Shaun Parkes as Frank Crichlow in Mangrove The first of five Steve McQueen films in the…
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Film Fest 919 announces 2020 Festival Plans

Film Fest 919 announces 2020 Festival Plans

With movie theaters still under mandates in certain states to stay closed, some film festivals decided to cancel their 2020 rounds and some festivals tried to explore different ways of keeping their periodic editions. The team behind Film Fest 919 decided to present a reimagined 2020 version of Film Fest 919 with a LIVE event, offering the best in pandemic viewing, using two outdoor venues: the newly-created Drive-in at Carraway Village and The Green at Southern Village. Creating a safe, clean and healthy environment to adhere with CDC's recommendation while giving the film lovers and movie goers a unique and exciting theatrical experience. Film Fest…
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