Esteemed cellist Leonardo Altino will perform Camille Saint-Saëns’ “Concerto No. 1 in A minor” with the Illinois Valley Symphony Orchestra at his next concert on November 5. The conductor, Daniel Sommerville, is delighted to have the opportunity to collaborate with the solo cellist, and rightly so. Altino, a Brazilian-American cellist,Read More →

24/10/2022 – The prizes for best film, best director and best actor went to the film by Latvian filmmaker Viesturs Kairišs, while summer scars was voted Best Film by Alice nella Città January by Viesturs Kairiss January [+see also: film reviewtrailerfilm profile] by the Latvian director Viesturs Kairiss is the big winnerRead More →

“Godland,” a dire tale of a 19th-century Danish priest building a church in remote Iceland, won top prize Friday at the 58th Chicago International Film Festival, which runs through Sunday. The International Feature Film Competition jury awarded the Hugo d’Or to this Denmark/Iceland/France/Sweden co-production directed by Hlynur Pálmason. Sixteenfilms competedRead More →

The British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) today announced the long list of Best International Independent Film sponsored by Champagne Taittinger and includes Lukas Dhont’s film closePark Chan-Wook’s Decision to leaveThe Daniels Everything everywhere all at once and Joachim Treves The worst person in the world. Nominations will be announced onRead More →

CHICAGO (WLS) — The state lottery is big business, but long before it was launched, there was a thriving game of chance in Chicago. A new film reveals a fascinating chapter in the city’s black history. “King Of Kings: Chasing Edward Jones” will premiere at the Chicago History Museum onRead More →

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Here are all the details on where you can watch Real Madrid vs FC Barcelona on US TV and via legal streaming: WHO Real Madrid v FC Barcelona WHAT The league WHEN 10:15 a.m. ET / 7:15 a.m. PT • Sunday, October 16, 2022 WHERE ESPN+ FLOW WATCH NOW WithRead More →

The 40th Annual REELING: Chicago International LGBTQ+ Film Festival has announced this year’s winners in the feature film categories. The winner of the AARP Silver Image Award was also announced, presented by sponsor AARP Illinois, an award that champions films with multidimensional LGBTQ+ characters aged 50 and older. The festivalRead More →

A first-hand account of being migrant pot-leaf-cutting workers in the Emerald Triangle, as well as a feature of a superhero grandfather helping his former actor grandson to get your groove back, are two features worth checking out during the 14th San Francisco Latino Film Festival. Pass the Remote roams theRead More →

October 11, 2022 This is a carousel. Use the Next and Previous buttons to navigate ALTON — With low turnout, aldermen in Committee of the Whole passed a resolution on Monday to place an honorary sign on 13th Street honoring Bishop Samuel E. White of Monroe Memorial Church in AltonRead More →

Members of the film industry and moviegoers mourn the death of Sergio Mims, one of the founders of Chicago’s Black Harvest Film Festival. “Chicago’s film community has just lost a great film critic, film historian and film ambassador,” tweeted George Tillman Jr., who produced three “Barbershop” films and the “Barbershop”Read More →

Brandenburg Gate during the Festival of Lights. Photo: IMAGO / robertharding FRIDAY Uranium Film Festival The only film festival in the world devoted exclusively to the theme of nuclear energy and radioactivity. The Rio de Janeiro-based organization is making a stopover in Berlin to detoxify the narrative around nuclear energy,Read More →

CHICAGO — No one writing, speaking, or sharing discoveries about filmmaking in Chicago has brought the breadth of experience or the enthusiastic advocacy like Sergio Mims did in his 67 years. Mims co-founded the Gene Siskel Film Center’s Black Harvest Film Festival and its precursor, the Blacklight Festival. He wasRead More →

The Build Film Awards 2022 recognized some of the best films this year! On October 6, the 31st annual Buil Film Awards were held in Busan. The Buil Film Awards are organized by the Busan Ilbo newspaper and usually take place during the Busan International Film Festival, which kicked offRead More →

The Build Film Awards 2022 recognized some of the best films this year! On October 6, the 31st annual Buil Film Awards were held in Busan. The Buil Film Awards are organized by the Busan Ilbo newspaper and usually take place during the Busan International Film Festival, which kicked offRead More →

‘Avijatrik’, a 2021 Bengali-language drama film written and directed by Subhrajit Mitra and produced by Gaurang Jalan, won Best Bengali Film at the 68th National Film Awards. The film’s DOP Supratim Bhol also won Best Cinematography at an event on Friday afternoon in New Delhi. The film’s co-producer Madhur Bhandarkar,Read More →