Our unique movie and media Calendar appears every Friday on C-U Blogfidential and caters to the discerning tastes of citizens in the downstate region anchored by Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, USA.
PLAYING THIS WEEK
Happy Birthday to … Friday, April 10: Kristen Johns (videographer, Champaign Underground channel @ YouTube) … Monday, April 13: Damon Foster (creator/editor, Oriental Cinema magazine) … Thursday, April 16: Tim Meyers (cinematographer, WILL-TV), Joe Taylor (co-owner, Sleepy Creek Studios) … celebrate!
LOCAL FILMS, ETC.
@ SoDo Theatre, Champaign, IL: “Acting for camera” workshop (4/11, 9-10 a.m., free, all ages)
@ SoDo Theatre, Champaign, IL: Pens to Lens short film* auditions (4/11, by appointment only)
@ The Art Theater Co-op, Champaign, IL: MR. TURNER (4/10-4/12, 4/15-4/16), KUMIKO, THE TREASURE HUNTER (4/10-4/14, 4/16), BEYOND THE MASK* (4/11, 2:30 p.m.), Essential Cinema: GREY GARDENS (1978; 4/13, 7:30 p.m., 4/15, 4 & 9:30 p.m.), International Water Resources Association-Student Chapter presents COWSPIRACY (4/14, 7:30 p.m., free)
@ various venues, Champaign-Urbana, IL: 40 North | 88 West presents the Boneyard Arts Festival (4/9-4/12) Schedule
@ Pine Lounge, Main Floor, Illini Union, UIUC, Urbana, IL: Illini Union Board presents “Friday Night Films” feat. ANNIE (2014; 4/10, 7 p.m., free)
@ Room 212, Gregory Hall, UIUC, Urbana, IL: Volunteer orientation for the Virginia Theatre incl. “Ebertfest” 2015 (4/12, 2 p.m.)
@ Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, UIUC, Urbana, IL: AEMS/AsiaLENS presents PICTURES FROM A HIROSHIMA SCHOOLYARD (4/14, 7 p.m., free)
@ The Virginia Theatre, Champaign, IL: 17th annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival (4/15-4/19) Schedule
@ That’s Rentertainment, Champaign, IL: INTERSTELLAR, THE IMITATION GAME, WILD, 3 NIGHTS IN THE DESERT, ALICE’S RESTAURANT (Olive Blu), WITHOUT A CLUE (Olive Blu), HOW TO BEAT THE HIGH COST OF LIVING (Olive Blu), VEEP (s3), SILICON VALLEY (s1), more! (4/7 on)
@ The Avon Theater, Decatur, IL: WOMAN IN GOLD, THE LONGEST RIDE, HOME (4/10 on)
@ The Normal Theater, Normal, IL: Asian Film Festival 2015 feat. SHADOW MAGIC (4/9, 7 p.m.), SPRING, SUMMER, FALL, WINTER … AND SPRING (4/10, 7 p.m.), THE LUNCHBOX (4/11, 7 p.m.), THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA (4/12, 7 p.m.)
NOW OPEN! @ Route 66 Twin Drive-In, Springfield, IL: HOME, TAKEN 3, FURIOUS 7, SEVENTH SON (4/10-4/11)
@ The Lincoln Theater 4, Lincoln, IL: THE LONGEST RIDE, THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL, FURIOUS 7, HOME (4/10 on)
@ The Onarga Theatre, Onarga, IL: FURIOUS 7 (4/10 on)
@ The Princess Theatre, Leroy, IL: THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL (4/10-4/12), WRECK-IT RALPH (4/11, 11 a.m., free)
@ The Little Lorraine, Hoopeston, IL: Save the Lorraine Foundation screenings feat. INTERSTELLAR (4/10-4/12)
@ Harvest Moon Twin Drive-In, Gibson City, IL: FURIOUS 7, HOME (4/10-4/12)
NOW OPEN! @ Centerbrook Drive-In, Martinsville, IN: FURIOUS 7, THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT (4/10-4/11)
@ Carmike 13, Champaign, IL: THE LONGEST RIDE, WOMAN IN GOLD, CINDERELLA, THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT, FURIOUS 7, GET HARD, HOME, IT FOLLOWS, LET’S GET MARRIED (4/10 on), SON OF SATAMURTHY (4/10, 9 p.m.; 4/11, 3:30 p.m.)
@ Goodrich Savoy 16, Savoy, IL: DANNY COLLINS, THE LONGEST RIDE, WOMAN IN GOLD, CINDERELLA, THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT, FURIOUS 7, GET HARD, HOME, KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE (4/10 on), DisneyNature: MONKEY KINGDOM (4/11-4/12), HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 (4/11, 4/12, 9 & 10 a.m.)
@ various venues, Chicago, IL: Lake FX Summit + Expo (4/16-4/19)
@ various venues, Madison, WI: 17th annual Wisconsin Film Festival (through 4/16)
@ Cinemark Palace on the Plaza, Kansas City, MO: 19th annual Kansas City FilmFest (4/15-4/19)
Locally produced movies and events featuring locally produced movies are marked with an asterisk (*). Also find out what is “Coming Soon” by hitting the jump below. Go see ‘em, C-U!
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