SHORTS BY 9 LOCAL INDIE FILMMAKERS will screen in the 50th Chicago International Film Festival’s “Locally Sourced” program, Saturday Oct. 18 at Cinespace, as part of CIFF’s long-standing City and State program dedicated to Illinois-made films.
In Kris Swanberg’s Baby Mary, an eight-year-old girl takes home a neglected toddler. Meghann Artes’s Speed Dating follows a woman desperate to find the man of her dreams.
Hayoung Jeon’s Frame Walk dissolves and reconstructs Millennium Parks’ Cloud Gate (“The Bean”). Zoey Lubeck’s Lucy is a story of a girl and her dog. Vern Cummins & Jamie Gallant’s The Fox of Bloody Woman Island is a portrait of a traditional Norwegian boat builder.
A scientist concocts a perfect woman, with a catch, in Alaric Rocha’s A Priceless Woman 1961. Tony Wash’s The Muck promises “you’ll never want to take a bath again.” Joel Benjamin and Nick Theis’s Drifting animates a crash survivor floating the waves on an airplane wing.
Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 5:45 p.m., Friday, Oct. 17 at 2:45 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 19 at noon.
FEST FILMMAKERS’ EXTRA! You’re invited to a “Shooting in Chicago” panel of leading indie filmmakers, Saturday, Oct. 18, 11 a.m. at AMC River East theatre.
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The event includes a tour of film locations provided by Chicago Film Tours.
A SPECIAL PUBLIC PRESENTATION of director Andrew Davis’ classic The Fugitive, starring Harrison Ford and filmed entirely in Chicago, will screen Friday, Oct. 10 at Pioneer Court, 401 N. Michigan at 6:30 p.m. It’s free and open to all.