Archive for the 'Chicago Stories' Category

Local lore informs SIGNAL, LANE

Tuesday, January 11th, 2022

The specters of Illinois urban legends form the basis of a pair of brand-new indie features, LANTERN’S LANE from Vertical Entertainment and BROADCAST SIGNAL INTRUSION from Dark Sky Films.

Grab snacks and dig DA BIG ZIP

Sunday, October 18th, 2020

We veer off the normal story beats in central Illinois to visit with Nick Alonzo and company up in Chicago, whose new flick DA BIG ZIP plays virtually this afternoon at 3 p.m. Take in an ultra indie today! Tickets cheap!

Indie films find home at WILL-TV

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

Illinois Public Media at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has announced a new program to air on WILL television that will showcase films about the Midwest experience, REEL MIDWEST.

Art to present Chicago film series

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

The Art Theater in Champaign launches a promising new series featuring Illinois films and Illinois stories today, May 22, 2018, with a presentation of ALL THE QUEEN’S HORSES directed by Kelly Richmond Pope.