The CIFF opens tonight with world premiere of Belushi

The Chicago International Film Festival is kicking off their 56th year with the World Premiere of Belushi, celebrating the genius and legacy of Chicago comedy icon John Belushi in the words of those who most closely knew and worked with him.

The drive-in screening starts at 6:30pm CT at the ChiTown Movies Drive-In  (2343 S Throop St., Chicago, IL 60608)

The virtual World Premiere streams nationwide beginning at 7:00pm CT! The film will be available in our virtual cinema throughout the entire Festival from October 14-25!

ALSO READ: Interview: CIFF Senior Programmer Anthony Kaufman

Livestream Q&A

Plus, at 9:00pm CT, we’re hosting a special livestream Q&A with director R.J. Cutler, John’s surviving wife Judy Belushi, and Animal House producer Ivan Reitman!


This Q&A will be available to ticket holders via the film’s streaming portal as well open to the public on our YouTube channel. Don’t miss it!

Get Tickets HERE

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