Archive for the 'Public Events' Category

Options bloom for UI film students

Thursday, November 14th, 2019

Students at the University of Illinois have more options to breathe in and produce the cinema then they know. We update today on the UI Golden Corn Student Film Festival and the Illinois Film Office’s Shortcuts contest.

C-U cinema tumbles hard into fall

Thursday, November 7th, 2019

All systems are go for several cool film events coming to the area! Learn about them and postulate what might become of the orphaned New Art Film Festival now that the Art Theater is a cinematic sitting duck.

Feeling a little bit MICRO, are we?

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

What a crock of hooey. The Art Theater is closing. The New Art Film Festival is in limbo. C-U Confidential #10 is still not fully distributed. What next? Oh, yes. We’ll always have MICRO-FILM. Right.

Students bring life to film at UIUC

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Currently-enrolled students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign know what’s going down on campus more than we do, but we can always toss up a little friendly advice on their behalf.

Act fast and submit to tenth NAFF

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

A decade is a long while to be pulling one’s own weight in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, but the New Art Film Festival has managed such a feat. Get involved in marking the milestone by entering your film in Year 10!

Youth expressed positively in films

Monday, August 19th, 2019

‘Tis the season for learning as the school year rushes in, but any time is golden for inspiring our youth. Students living in the Champaign-Urbana area have options aplenty to do just that, even with filmmaking.

Stop at Pipa’s for ‘Red Light’ event

Sunday, July 14th, 2019

Champaign, IL, native and author Colin Price will celebrate the release of his first book, ‘Red Light and Other Tales,’ at Pipa’s Pub on Sunday, July 14, 2019. The meet-and-greet begins at 8 p.m. Be there, not square!

URBANA sets off Freaky flashback

Friday, June 7th, 2019

On the lighter side, there are few film things we remember more fondly than the Freaky Film Festival of Champaign. Circa 2019, the internet allows us to revisit a few former Freaky movies, circa 1999. Indulge!

Patience trumps pile-up at MFHQ

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

Now that C-U Confidential is guaranteed to return for a tenth round, we simply have to finish it off. Life never makes it that simple, though, even when bonus goodness steps into the pathway before the finish line.

Ebertfest 2019 films revealed

Thursday, March 28th, 2019

The College of Media at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has announced the movies to be showcased at the twenty-first annual edition of Roger Ebert’s Film Festival.