Nicholas Bruckman, Director, Best Picture Overall, “Not Going Quietly” (L to R) Andrew Jenkins, Therese ‘Tag’ Goulet, Catherine Goulet, Calum Worthy – Indie Film Founders Awards Next Gen Indie Film Awards Laurel Logo 2nd Annual Ceremony, Hosted by Calum Worthy, Presentation of Awards, Including a $150,000 Service/Credits Grand Prize, LargestRead More →

MORRISON — The lineup for the second annual Northwest Illinois Film Festival includes a docudrama about slavery, a faith-based romantic drama, a thriller and two shorts. The Northwest Illinois Film Bureau organized the festival, which celebrates independent filmmakers with ties to Northwest Illinois. The films will screen June 24 andRead More →

CHICAGO (WLS) — Chicago’s Pride Fest is back. “I think it’s cool. I love seeing everyone come together and show their sexuality and support for everything,” said Imani Drozd, a participant. For the first time since the start of the pandemic, the legendary annual street festival has returned to theRead More →

Director, Rian Johnson Next Gen Indie Film Awards Laurel Logo Calum Worthy, actor and comedian, will host the Next Generation Indie Film Awards 2022 The Luminary Award honors a transformative industry figure whose work and journey inspires the film community. “We are thrilled to honor Rian Johnson with our first-everRead More →

With tens of thousands of people visiting Chicago’s famous festivals throughout Pride month, local health officials want festival-goers to be aware of rising cases of monkeypox. On Tuesday, the CDC reported 65 cases in the United States, including eight reported in Illinois. Seven of those eight are in Chicago, accordingRead More →

New Jersey, United States – Verified Market Research provides an encyclopedic study of the Insect Protein market with holistic insights into the key factors and aspects impacting the future growth of the market. The Insect Protein Market has been analyzed for the forecast period 2022-2029 and the historical period 2017-2021.Read More →

The opening of the 2022 Korean Film Festival was held on June 10-11 in Lebanon, attended by Korean Ambassador SE IL Park. The 2022 edition of the Korean Film Festival organized by the Korean Embassy in Lebanon, in collaboration with the Korea Foundation, screened two films “Juror 8” and “Luck-Key”.Read More →

The big comeback, a new documentary about long-running efforts to promote reparations for African Americans, premiered Monday, June 13 at the Tribeca Film Festival. The film highlights Evanston’s reparations program, which “for the first time in American history” provides a funding mechanism to initiate payment for reparations. For more informationRead More →

Former President of Chicago’s Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, flautist and composer Nicole Mitchell Gantt emerged from Chicago’s avant-garde scene in the early 90s and has a work ethic that is both tireless and inspiring. It’s not so much the energy she harnesses (although that’s pretty incredible), butRead More →

The Winter Film Awards International Film Festival (WFA) announces a call for entries for its 11th annual celebration of independent film, to be held February 16-25, 2023 in New York City. Filmmakers from around the world will travel to New York to attend the Festival’s ten days of film screenings,Read More →

Felix Culpa/MOHO FILM/Kris Dewitte/Menuet/Fredrik Wenzel (c) Plattform/les films du losange This year’s Cannes Film Festival lineup was filled with films from a wide range of performers and filmmakers, from newcomers like Charlotte Wells to established authors like David Cronenberg and Claire Denis. For two weeks, stars graced the red carpetRead More →

GO: Sugar Town Pride Month Launch Party on the Terrace When candy-colored outfits are “heavily encouraged” at a dance party, you know you’re destined to have a good time. Groove to the rhythms of DJ Action Slacks, which will spin soul from 1955 to 1975. Kenton Club, 2025 N KilpatrickRead More →

Director Ruben Ostlund wins the Palme d’Or. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images) Getty Images The 75th Cannes Film Festival, after two weeks of standing ovations and walkouts, comes to a close this evening of May 28, 2022. The festival has returned to its usual glitz and glamor this year, culminatingRead More →

Editors’ note: In full disclosure, this story is written by contributor Sam Molitor, a high school student who is connected to the event organizers. For more information on the rest of May’s events, including Lantern Making and Launching, please visit Evanston ASPA here. But this story is about one ofRead More →

Student filmmakers from Maine East, Maine South and Maine West were recently honored for their work by two organizations. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) Midwest Student Production Awards honored the following students as Crystal Pillar winners: • Maine South student Nicole Scimeca in the Music VideoRead More →

Imago Biosciences, Inc. SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Imago BioSciences, Inc. (“Imago”) (Nasdaq: IMGO), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company discovering and developing novel drugs for the treatment of myeloproliferative neoplasms (NMP) and other bone marrow diseases, today announced that the first participant was treated in anRead More →

Senator Bernie Sanders speaking at the Kellogg strike in Battle Creek, MI. [Credit: Battle Creek Shopper News, Facebook] Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders spoke at Unity Fest, an event held on Sunday, April 24 to celebrate the successful unionization vote at five Starbucks locations in Richmond, Va., by Starbucks United. TheRead More →

Italian auction house The Open Reel has unveiled three new additions to its Cannes Market catalogue, including Isabel Coixet’s latest film The yellow ceiling. The feature documentary, produced by Miss Wasabi Films, tells the story of nine former students of the Spanish theater in Lleida who filed a complaint againstRead More →

Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater, in residence at Northeastern Illinois University, presents its popular “Flamenco Passion” performances at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie, 9501 Skokie Blvd., 7:30 p.m., Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18 June and Sunday, June 19 at 3 p.m. These performancesRead More →

By Nancy S. Bishop, Third rib examination: Since 1985, the International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago has presented the annual Chicago Latin Film Festival, which features a diverse and entertaining selection of feature and short films from across Latin America. This year’s event, presented both in person and virtually, beganRead More →