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
@ The Art Theater Co-op, Champaign, IL: BEFORE MIDNIGHT (6/14 on), FROM UP ON POPPY HILL (6/15-6/16, 11:30 a.m.), The UP Center’s 4th Annual Reel It UP Film Festival presents PASSIONATE POLITICS (6/18, 7:30 p.m.) and MOSQUITA Y MARI (6/18, 9:30 p.m.), Late Night: SIGHTSEERS w/short A BEAR IN THE WOODS* (6/14-6/15, 11:59 p.m.; 6/20, 10 p.m.)
@ Shatterglass Studios, Champaign, IL: Champaign Movie Makers meeting, “Pens to Lens Reports” (6/18, 7 p.m., free)
@ The Virginia Theater, Champaign, IL: “Best of Summer Blockbusters” series presents JAWS (6/15, 1 & 7 p.m.), “Reel Deals” series presents ADMISSION (6/18, 6/20, 7 p.m.)
@ Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum, UIUC, Urbana, IL: “Unconventional Bond: The Strange Life of Casino Royale on Film” Exhibit (through 6/16, free)
@ That’s Rentertainment, Champaign, IL: OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL, HANSEL & GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS, SNITCH, BETTY & CORETTA, WRONG, 11 FLOWERS, KILLING LINCOLN, HOUSE OF CARDS (s1), THE NEWSROOM (s1), BURN NOTICE (s6), more! (6/11 on)
@ The Avon Theater, Decatur, IL: MAN OF STEEL (6/14 on), THE INTERNSHIP, NOW YOU SEE ME (6/14-6/19), MONSTERS UNIVERSITY (6/20, 8 p.m.), “Overlooked Films” series pt. 13, week 2 (6/20, 6:30 p.m., must enroll through the Avon or Richland Community College, Decatur)
@ The Normal Theater, Normal, IL: THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD (6/13-6/14, 7 p.m.), THE AFRICAN QUEEN (6/15-6/16, 7 p.m.)
@ Sleepy Creek Vineyards, Fairmount, IL: Opening Reception, “Art Quits & Animation: New Works and Old by Nina Paley” feat. SITA SINGS THE BLUES screening (6/15, 6 p.m. reception, 8 p.m. film, free)
@ The Lincoln Theater 4, Lincoln, IL: MAN OF STEEL (3-D & 2-D), THE INTERNSHIP, AFTER EARTH, EPIC (3-D & 2-D) (6/14 on), FAST & FURIOUS 6 (6/14-19), THE SMURFS (6/15, 6/18, 10 a.m.), MONSTERS UNIVERSITY (6/20, 8 p.m.), WORLD WAR Z (6/10, 8:30 p.m.)
@ The Onarga Theatre, Onarga, IL: FAST & FURIOUS 6 (6/14-6/16, 6/19, 7 p.m.), MONSTERS UNIVERSITY (6/20, 8 p.m.)
@ The Princess Theatre, LeRoy, IL: EPIC (3-D & 2-D) (6/14-6/16)
@ Route 66 Twin Drive-In, Springfield, IL: MAN OF STEEL, THE HANGOVER PART III, EPIC, FAST & FURIOUS 6 (6/14 on)
@ Highland Room, Hilton Hotel, Springfield, IL: Central Illinois Film Commission meeting (6/20, 7 p.m., free)
@ Harvest Moon Twin Drive-In, Gibson City, IL: MAN OF STEEL, THE INTERNSHIP (6/14 on)
@ Centerbrook Drive-In, Martinsville, IN: MAN OF STEEL, JACK THE GIANT SLAYER (6/14-6/16, 6/18, 6/20)
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!
6/25: 4th annual Reel It Up LGBTQA Film Festival (Day 4) feat. SCARY NORMAL*, ROMEOS
@ The Art Theater Co-op, Champaign, IL, 7:30 p.m.
6/27-7/13: Evil Dead: The Musical
@ The Station Theatre, Urbana, IL
10/31-11/2: 4th annual Freeky Creek Short Film Festival*
@ Sleepy Creek Vineyards, Fairmount, IL
11/1-11/2: 12th annual Route 66 International Film Festival
@ Legacy Theatre, Springfield, IL
11/2-11/3: 5th annual Drunken Zombie Film Festival
@ Landmark Cinemas, Peoria, IL
COMMUNITY FILM SERIES
Best of Summer Blockbusters
@ The Virginia Theater, Champaign, IL, 1 & 7 p.m.
6/15: JAWS; 6/22: MEN IN BLACK; 6/29: PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN
UNIVERSITY FILM SERIES
Summer Quad Cinema Series
@ Anniversary Plaza, Illini Union, UIUC, Urbana, IL, 9 p.m.
7/18: 42; 8/15: THE GREAT GATSBY
If you have items that you would like us to list in the Calendar, please send relevant dates, start/end times, locations, event descriptions, and ticket prices to cuconfidential [at] gmail [dot] com.
Compiled by Jason Pankoke
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