Archive for the 'C-U Confidential Shows' Category

Eighth NAFF to be LE in scope

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

No NAFF news is not good news, especially at this time of year, so we’re happy to finally drop the skinny on the 2017 New Art Film Festival and announce the Call for Entries period is underway!

In My Backyard: Year 10

Saturday, March 4th, 2017

The start of Year 10 must have been so zen that we neglected the annual address. Therefore, we’re posting plug-and-play content as we count down and lead up to Year 12! This time, we posit media creation for all.

Selections play to NAFF strength

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

The seventh annual New Art Film Festival provided a memorable night in celebration of local filmmaking, but more importantly it gave the Champaign-Urbana, IL, community something to think about.

Dynamic NAFF jolts static C-U

Friday, October 28th, 2016

It’s time for the World Series of locally-made film to finally return after a 12-month drought! Renourish your senses of truly independent cinema during the New Art Film Festival on Sunday, October 30, 2016, in Champaign, IL!

Fear not, NAFF VII lands Oct. 30

Sunday, October 16th, 2016

Don’t let the words “somber” and “serious” discourage you from attending the seventh annual New Art Film Festival on Sunday, October 30, 2016, at the Art Theater Co-op. It’s a sign of our times.

CUBlog now tween in C-U scene

Sunday, October 2nd, 2016

Our silence is anything but golden. Therefore, be thrilled we have much yet to say on C-U Blogfidential.

NAFFnado 7 hitting C-U in 2016!

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Despite rumors to the contrary, what happens in Chambana does NOT have to stay in Chambana … although it’s not a bad place to start! Throw caution to the wind, then, and submit to the 2016 New Art Film Festival!

Mike n’ Molly’s stirs MF memories

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Jason Butler was not the only Pi Omega Omega brother named Jason to aim a projector on a flat surface at Mike n’ Molly’s. Here is the 10-cent skinny on MICRO-FILM indie cinema shows staged there in 2003 and 2006.

IOW: Fans revel in NAFF night life

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Oops, we did it again, but we’re driving to catch up on sharing New Art Film Festival photographs by Dora Valkanova starting here with a 2015 set!

That was the NAFF VI that was

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Sunday, October 4, 2015 will be remembered as the triumphant day the New Art Film Festival played the Art Theater Co-op in downtown Champaign, IL, in the fall season for the first time. Remember!

Picks for NAFF VI now posted!

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

It’s an action-packed program of local filmmaking that will impress the packed house at the Art Theater Co-op this Sunday, October 4, 2015, during the sixth annual New Art Film Festival!

Sport a little NAFFtitude in 2015!

Friday, July 10th, 2015

Throw it down, brothers and sisters, and show them your flicks! The New Art Film Festival is anticipating an artistic windfall to land in their lap by the time August 28, 2015, a.k.a. the NAFF VI submission deadline, rolls around!

IOW: A very merry un-NAFF-day!

Friday, October 17th, 2014

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: We’re never ones to let good material go wasted … even if we’re a few months late in delivering it to our fans. A-hem. This one’s for you, Dora Valkanova and the New Art Film Festival faithful!

Look alive! NAFF V starts at 5!

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Two hours from now, a cascade of confidential cinema will course across the screen of the Art Theater Co-op in downtown Champaign, IL, courtesy of the fifth New Art Film Festival on Sunday, April 13, 2014!