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 … Saturday, October 3: Mary Susan Britt (former associate director, Roger Ebert’s Film Festival) … Sunday, October 4: Jason Christ (co-writer/actor, IN MEMORY OF) … Monday, October 5: Anna Zorn (co-director, WHAT’S THE PASSWORD?, Pens to Lens 2015) … Tuesday, October 6: Victor Miely (director, CHANCES, Pens to Lens 2014) … celebrate!
LOCAL FILMS, ETC.
@ The Art Theater Co-op, Champaign, IL: C-U Confidential presents the 6th annual New Art Film Festival* co-sponsored by ThirdSide, Shatterglass Studios, and the Art Co-op (10/4, 5-11 p.m., free) Schedule
@ The Art Theater Co-op, Champaign, IL: GRANDMA (10/2 on), ARCADE FIRE: THE REFLEKTOR TAPES (10/2, 10 p.m.), ROPE (1948) (10/3, 12 & 10 p.m.; 10/7, 10/8, 9 p.m.), Essential Cinema 016: The Apu Trilogy, APARAJITO (THE UNVANQUISHED) (10/4, 11:30 a.m.; 10/5, 7:30 p.m., discussion w/Rini Bhattacharya Mehta, UIUC), C-U Confidential presents the sixth annual New Art Film Festival* (10/4, 5-11 p.m., free), The Initiative in Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies presents THE LOOK OF SILENCE (10/6, 7 p.m., free, post-film discussion), Essential Cinema 015: The Apu Trilogy, PATHER PANCHALI (SONG OF THE LITTLE ROAD) (10/7, 2:30 p.m.)
@ Pine Lounge, Main Floor, Illini Union, UIUC, Urbana, IL: Illini Union Board presents “Films at the Union” feat. ANT-MAN (10/2, 10/3, 7 p.m., free)
@ The Virginia Theatre, Champaign, IL: Champaign-Urbana Special Recreation presents WHERE HOPE GROWS (10/8, 7 p.m.)
@ Room 205, Gregory Hall, UIUC, Urbana, IL: Illini Film & Video meeting (10/8, 7:30 p.m.)
@ The Avon Theater, Decatur, IL: THE MARTIAN (3-D & 2-D), THE INTERN (10/2 on)
@ The Normal Theater, Normal, IL: Manhattan Short Film Festival 2015 w/voting (10/1-10/4, 7 p.m.)
@ Route 66 Twin Drive-In, Springfield, IL: THE MARTIAN, MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS (Screen 1), HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2, PIXELS (Screen 2) (10/2-10/3)
@ The Lincoln Theater 4, Lincoln, IL: THE MARTIAN (3-D & 2-D), HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2, THE INTERN (10/2 on)
@ The Onarga Theatre, Onarga, IL: THE MARTIAN (10/2 on)
@ The Princess Theatre, Leroy, IL: THE VISIT (10/2-10/4)
@ The Little Lorraine, Hoopeston, IL: Save the Lorraine Foundation presents PITCH PERFECT 2 (10/2-10/4)
@ Harvest Moon Twin Drive-In, Gibson City, IL: HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2 (Screen 1) (10/2-10/3), St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital fundraiser feat. GREASE (Screen 2) (10/2), College of Veterinary Medicine fundraiser for the Wildlife Medical Clinic feat. HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON (Screen 2) (10/3)
@ Centerbrook Drive-In, Martinsville, IN: INSIDE OUT, MINIONS (10/2), closed for private event (10/3)
@ Carmike 13, Champaign, IL: THE MARTIAN (3-D & 2-D), SICARIO, BLACK MASS, EVEREST (3-D & 2-D), THE GREEN INFERNO, HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2 (3-D & 2-D), THE INTERN, LOST IN HONG KONG, MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS, THE VISIT, WAR ROOM (10/2 on), ATTACK ON TITAN: PART 1 (10/7, 7:30 p.m.), FINDING NOAH (10/8, 7 p.m.)
@ Goodrich Savoy 16, Savoy, IL: HELL AND BACK, THE MARTIAN (3-D & 2-D), SICARIO, SLEEPING WITH OTHER PEOPLE, THE WALK (IMAX 3-D), BLACK MASS, EVEREST (3-D & 2-D), THE GREEN INFERNO, HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2, THE INTERN, MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS, THE PERFECT GUY, THE VISIT, A WALK IN THE WOODS (10/2 on), HOME (10/4, 9 & 10 a.m.), Fathom Events and Warner Bros. present THE IRON GIANT: SIGNATURE EDITION (10/4, 12 p.m.), BLOOD BROTHER (10/5, 5 & 7 p.m.), THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY – Extended Edition (10/5, 7:30 p.m.), Fathom Events, IGN, and RiffTrax.com present RiffTrax Live! MIAMI CONNECTION (10/6, 7:30 p.m.), THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG – Extended Edition (10/7, 7:30 p.m.), Fathom Events presents Metropolitan Opera Encores: Il Trovatore (10/7, 6:30 p.m.), FINDING NOAH (10/8, 7 p.m.), Fathom Events and Arts Alliance present THE WHO IN HYDE PARK (10/8, 7:30 p.m.)
@ AMC Village Mall 6, Danville, IL: THE MARTIAN (3-D & 2-D), SICARIO, EVEREST (3-D & 2-D), HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2 (3-D & 2-D), THE INTERN, THE VISIT
@ Family Video, Champaign-Urbana, IL: SPY, POLTERGEIST, ENTOURAGE: THE MOVIE, COP CAR, RETURN TO SENDER, ALOFT, UNEXPECTED, ZIPPER, GRIMM (s4), more! (9/29 on)
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!