Archive for the 'Area Festivals' Category

TubiTV incorporates C-U movies

Thursday, September 24th, 2020

We delved into the Tubi platform and retrieved intel on movies from both the history of Ebertfest and the fabric of our very being in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. Links aplenty now await you!

Kids’ vids preserve Pens to Lens

Thursday, September 17th, 2020

When life hands you lemons, make the best movies possible with limited means! This is the lesson behind the children-led Pens to Lens show that premiered virtually at Facebook on August 15, 2020.

NAFF website indefinitely closed

Monday, May 11th, 2020

Our first post today is to announce the website for the New Art Film Festival has been retired. What transpires in the future for the NAFF will dictate whether it will be of service to the C-U as before.

Fellow fests worth a NAFF shout

Wednesday, April 29th, 2020

In an ideal situation, the New Art Film Festival would be joining other downstate Illinois film events in engaging and enthralling you. In this case, the NAFF cheers on their festival friends from afar.

Choose your own NAFFventure!

Sunday, April 26th, 2020

We see that many indie and not-indie film festivals are exploring online streaming. The New Art Film Festival isn’t primed to do that right now but they still have such sights to show you on YouTube!

‘Shows’ page details past NAFFs

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

We’ve finally built a permanent home for the New Art Film Festival on C-U Blogfidental via the ‘Picture Shows du C-U’ page. Did you know we write more than posts on CUBlog? Read about it!

Grab a badge to mark NAFF 10th

Saturday, April 18th, 2020

Even though two out of the three pictured here are on a hard pause, we wear our DIY doings like badges of honor. You can too, citizens and alumni of Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond!

C-U cinema hits a slippery slope

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

The scenes from a film culture that we have been watching mostly from afar fill us with mild disenchantment instead of wonder. And then we were ordered to self-shelter and keep personal spaces to ourselves. Joy.

KNFFF to freak us good on Dec. 7

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

A new movie show is about to land on the (snow) banks of Champaign-Urbana in the effort to freak us out … for fun! The Krampusnacht Freeky Film Festival will fill up SoDo Theatre on December 7, 2019.

Alas, no NAFF 2019 show for you

Friday, November 22nd, 2019

There’s really not much more to say on behalf of the New Art Film Festival. We need a short break from it publicly, starting now, even though we won’t get a break from it privately until further notice.