Archive for the 'Images du C-U' 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!

IOW: A Myriad Musical Tour, Pt.3

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: The Underwerewolves, The Fights, Emily Blue, and a cornucopia of Champaign-Urbana bands provide the soundtracks for today’s gallery of music videos.

MFHQ #1: Our “Xanadu” and you

Saturday, January 28th, 2017

In the premiere of C-U Blogfidential’s new department, “Secret MFHQ,” we propose a virtual show-and-tell that is focused on cool items located at the Secret MICRO-FILM Headquarters in Champaign, IL.

There will be hell toupée in D.C.

Friday, January 20th, 2017

It is rare for us to offer a rational lampoon on the politics of our day, but, here it is! We go top-heavy with humor as WILLIAM SHATNER LENT ME HIS HAIRPIECE jogs past memories and jib-jabs a presidential transition of power.

Once Bonded, Brew & View thrice

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

We will never again witness the kind of public movie presentations The Octopus and friends selected to play the Brew & View at the Thunderbird in Urbana, IL, two long decades ago. Creepy! Edgy!! Too Damn Wild!!!

When RIDERS stormed the Earth

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Transition time between calendar years is always a good time to break out the oddball topics on C-U Blogfidential. So, did you ever hear the one about the Danville stunt car team from the Seventies and their movie?

DEVOTION to fright is real deal

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Jessie Seitz and Capricorn Rising Films will soon bring the terror with the upcoming indie feature, DEVOTION, so we bring you right now the official teaser trailer of their locally-produced tale!

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: Spring awakens to CUZine!

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: For once, these here images are of our own making and with good reason. Skim through past issues of C-U Confidential before picking up the next!

IOW: A Myriad Musical Tour, Pt.2

Friday, March 11th, 2016

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Motes, We the Animals, and Elsinore provide the soundtracks for today’s gallery of music videos produced by John Isberg of Swede Films in Urbana.

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!

IOW: DP did BLOOD work in C-U

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Two titans of cinematography, gone. Three footnotes in Champaign-Urbana film history, remembered. Four rare archival photos, presented in full FLESH AND BLOOD.

IOW: Conner’s ‘I DO’ debut soon

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Cancer survivor and creative dynamo Kimberly D. Conner of Springfield has unveiled a trailer for her next feature film, BEFORE ‘I DO,” which is nearly done and delivered!

IOW: All that is good and HOLLY

Friday, December 18th, 2015

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: On Sunday, December 20, 2015, all C-U cinema patrons will gather at the Art Theater Co-op to get a first look at the locally produced micro-film HOLLY. Yes? Correct? Perchance, we dream…