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Microcinema, rock ’n’ roll photography, and more

Warming temperatures mean it’s time to get out there and strut. From book signings to variety shows, there’s something coming up for everyone’s walking speed. Sweet Void Cinema The Humboldt Park-based production company and microcinema Sweet Void Cinema (3036 W. Chicago, Suite 1W) collects shorts from local filmmakers and screens them monthly as a […]

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JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival

The annual festival returns with more than 50 films featuring Jewish filmmakers, writers, and actors screening over three weekends in multiple venues including Logan Theatre, Century 12 Evanston/CineArts 6, Landmark Renaissance Place Cinema in Highland Park, and the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center. For all venues and full schedule of screenings visit

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Chicago Latino Film Festival Series

The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago hosts this six week series featuring a different comedy from Colombia, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Argentina, or Chile every week. The series kicks of on Wed 1/15 with Harold Trompetero’s El paseo 2 (The Trip 2). For the full schedule visit

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Chicago International Children’s Film Festival

The 36th Chicago International Children’s Film Festival seeks to “set an internationally-recognized standard of excellence in film for children and youth.” This year’s festival is dedicated to the late Milos Stehlik, the founder and executive director of Facets, and introduces the Milos Stehlik Global Impact Award to be awarded to one of the fest’s filmmakers […]