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Chicago Film Festival logo. (Credit: Chicago Film Festival.)

Chicago International Film Fest Celebrates Milestone

Before Sundance, before Toronto, there was Chicago. Recognized as the first international film festival in North America, this year marks its 50th anniversary.

10/07/2014

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Chicago Latino Film Festival: Get There Before It’s Over!

With such a great Latino community, it makes sense that Chicago would have a great Latino film festival. The 29th Chicago Latino Film Festival has started and features some of the best Spanish-speaking films in the world. So, you know, go check it out already!

04/17/2013

Shuli Eschel made a documentary about Maxwell Street.

Someone You Should Know: Filmmaker Shuli Eschel

Eschel’s documentary captures the history of the Maxwell Street Market. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.

11/30/2012

The McHenry Outdoor Theater hopes to convert from film to digital to stay open for business. (Facebook image)

McHenry Drive-In Holds Fundraisers To Convert To Digital, Avoid Closing

A suburban drive-in theater is trying to keep up with the times through fundraisers. WBBM Newsradio’s Lisa Fielding reports.

10/05/2012

(credit: Brooke Herbert Hayes/thelogantheatre.com)

Best Indie Movie Theaters In Chicago

When it comes to independent movie theaters, get ready to look beyond the multiplex for historic and unique gems in Chicago.

08/27/2012

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Film Takes Straightforward Approach To Drug Abuse At Naperville School

A documentary from a Naperville teen takes a blunt look at drug use in her high school.

CBS Chicago–05/25/2012