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 … Sunday, September 14: Kimberly Conner (filmmaker, JUMP IN), Jason Huls (partner, Ten Wing Media), Christiana Forsberg (actress, STILETTOS), Tim Cain (entertainment editor, Decatur Herald & Review) … Tuesday, September 18: Jay Rosenstein (filmmaker, THE LORD IS NOT ON TRIAL HERE TODAY), Skye Peters (producer, WCIA-TV Channel 3, Champaign) … celebrate!
Passings … Saturday, September 6: Molly Glynn, 46 (actress, CHICAGO FIRE) … you will be missed.
@ The Art Theater Co-op, Champaign, IL: THE ONE I LOVE (9/12, 9/14-9/18), BOYHOOD (9/12-9/14), Pens to Lens 2014* encore presentation (9/13-9/14, 11:30 a.m.), DO THE RIGHT THING w/discussion (9/15, 7:30 p.m.), Dance Film Festival: ONLY WHEN I DANCE (9/16, 7 p.m.), Short films and awards* w/discussion (9/16, 9 p.m.), FRANK (9/17, 7:30 p.m.), WE ARE THE BEST! (9/17, 10 p.m.), Late Night: THE CONGRESS (9/12, 9/13, 9/18, 10 p.m.)
@ Parking lot, Busey Bank, downtown Urbana, IL: Urbana Public Arts Program presents “Free Summer Movie Night” feat. UP (9/12, 8 p.m., free) [rescheduled from 9/5]
@ South Recreation Room, Allen Hall/Unit One, UIUC, Urbana, IL: UIUC Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, etc., present an evening with film director Lee Sang-woo (9/14, 7 p.m., free) Interview
@ The Virginia Theatre, Champaign, IL: UIUC Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, etc., presents SPEED (Korea, 2014, d. Lee Sang-woo) (9/15, 7 p.m., free)
@ Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, UIUC, Urbana, IL: UIUC Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, etc., presents BARBIE (Korea, 2011, d. Lee Sang-woo) (9/16, 7 p.m., free)
@ WILL-TV, Campbell Hall, UIUC, Urbana, IL: Champaign Movie Makers meeting, “Online Resources” (9/16, 7 p.m., free)
@ Figure One, UIUC, Champaign, IL: BETWEEN THE FOLDS screening w/artist-in-residence Melonie Mulkey (9/17, 6 p.m., free)
@ Room 104, English Building, UIUC, Urbana, IL: Illini Film & Video meeting (9/18, 8 p.m.)
@ That’s Rentertainment, Champaign, IL: CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER, BRICK MANSIONS, WORDS AND PICTURES, KORENGAL, GOD’S POCKET, TEENAGE, FED UP, BORGMAN, A LONG WAY DOWN, GODZILLA GMK (Blu), REBIRTH OF MOTHRA (Blu) SEIZURE! (Scorpion/Kino), BLUE BLOODS (s4), HOMELAND (s3), AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. (s1), more! (9/9 on)
@ The Avon Theater, Decatur, IL: COLD IN JULY, A MOST WANTED MAN (9/12 on), BOYHOOD (9/12-9/14), “Americana at the Movies – Part 6” classes with Skip Huston (weekly, 9/17-10/30, 6:30 p.m.)
@ The Normal Theater, Normal, IL: FINDING VIVIAN MAIER (9/11-9/12, 7 p.m.), ON MY WAY (9/13-9/14, 7 p.m.), The David Davis Mansion Foundation presents the one-woman show “Big House, Big Story, Big Adventure” feat. Kathryn Harris as Harriet Tubman (9/17, 7 p.m., free)
@ Route 66 Twin Drive-In, Springfield, IL: PLANES: FIRE & RESCUE, MALEFICENT, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER (9/12-9/13)
@ Highland Room, Hilton Hotel, Springfield, IL: Central Illinois Film Commission meeting (9/18, 7 p.m., free)
@ The Lincoln Theater 4, Lincoln, IL: DOLPHIN TALE 2, CHEF, THE NOVEMBER MAN, IF I STAY, WHEN THE GAME STANDS TALL (9/12 on)
@ The Princess Theatre, Leroy, IL: SEX TAPE (9/12-9/14), THE SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS MOVIE (9/13, 11 a.m., free)
@ The Little Lorraine, Hoopeston, IL: Save the Lorraine Foundation fundraiser screenings feat. CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER (9/12-9/14)
@ Harvest Moon Twin Drive-In, Gibson City, IL: “Harvest Moon Frightfest 2014” feat. MONSTER HOUSE, PARANORMAN, AS ABOVE SO BELOW, A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET (1984) (9/12-9/14)
@ Centerbrook Drive-In, Martinsville, IN: DOLPHIN TALE 2, THE LEGO MOVIE (9/12-9/13)
@ Landmark Century Centre Cinema, etc., Chicago, IL: 32nd annual Reeling: The Chicago LGBT International Film Festival (9/18-9/25)
@ various, Toronto, Ontario, CANADA: 39th annual Toronto International Film Festival (through 9/14)
@ The Onarga Theatre, Onarga, IL: Closed for the month!
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!