Archive for the 'Preservation' Category

SEEDS, more sewn in busy spring

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Diversity is key to experiencing this wide world through film. Witness it through our previews of SEEDS, UNDERGROUND SOUND, THE ART OF SITTING QUIETLY AND DOING NOTHING, and – yes – TURKISH STAR WARS!

Points made on C-U film timeline

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

It was inevitable. We had to start putting all this popular and arcane knowledge to good use somehow. Therefore, we’ve begun fitting a few of those pieces into place on our new Plot Points du C-U page!

Art to change from Co-op to NFP

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Based on an unanimous vote by shareholders, the Art Theater Co-op will become a non-profit venue after it is absorbed into the Art Film Foundation of Champaign, IL. Click to read the press release!

In My Backyard: Year 9

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

The start of Year 9 must have been so fine that we neglected the annual address. Therefore, we’re posting plug-and-play content as we count down and lead up to Year 12! Today, we renew a promise once voiced on CUBlog.

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.

Museum, theater note film history

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Are old buildings and community centerpieces your bag? Then you might consider either or both of these events at the Lincoln Square Theatre in Decatur and McLean County Museum of History in Bloomington!

C-U Film Leader: 2.17.2016

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “The C-U Film Leader,” we talk about celebrity sightings to come, single-screen venues to preserve, and miscellany du C-U for all to behold!

Snag these sexy MFs ASAP, BFFs!

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

If you did not purchase or subscribe to MICRO-FILM back in the day, 2016 will be the year for you to atone for your sins by supporting the Magazine of Personal Cinema in Action. Read and repent!

IOW: Site to enshrine C-U music

Saturday, July 4th, 2015

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: It’s more a “Concept of the Week,” Holly Rushakoff’s forthcoming Web archive Champaign-Urbana Music is, but it also has a picture. Fun!

Knocking on KICKAPOO’s door

Friday, June 5th, 2015

The largest rock music gathering ever in central Illinois is chronicled in INCIDENT AT KICKAPOO CREEK, the long-in-the-works film by R.C. Raycraft of Raycraft Productions International.