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Archive for October, 2007
On October 18, 2007, local filmmaker Jay Rosenstein and Ebertfest each won an ACE Award, given out annually by the 40 North 88 West arts council of Champaign County.
Coming Soon: THE HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL and WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE at Normal Theater, Normal, IL (10/25-28/07), NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (1968) at Avon Theatre, Decatur, IL (10/26/07), Community Planning Month Film Festival at Urbana City Council Chambers, Urbana IL (10/28/07), CHILDREN OF THE GRAVE at Avon Theatre, Decatur, IL (10/31/07), and “Film Exposed” workshop at 131 GSLIS Building, UIUC, Champaign, IL (11/2/07).
Oft-ignored corners of the C-U Blogfidential universe finally get their due. In this episode, a quartet of Pages beefs up with useful and mind-boggling information.
The Illini Film & Video club of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has announced that registration for its “49 Hour Film Competition” will last from October 19 to October 31, 2007. The actual competition will take place between November 2 and November 4, 2007.
Coming Soon: IN THE BEDROOM at 319 Gregory Hall, UIUC, Urbana, IL (10/18/07), DIVIDED WE FALL at 1080 Foreign Language Building, UIUC, Urbana, IL (10/18/07), BROTHER 2 at G17 Foreign Language Building, UIUC, Urbana, IL (10/18/07), Springfield and Central Illinois Film Commission meeting at Kick’s, Springfield, IL (10/18/07), Schoolhouse Film Festival at Normal Theater, Normal, IL (10/18-21/07), Gangster film conference at 1080 Foreign Language Building, UIUC, Urbana, IL (10/19-20/07), and THE WAR OF THE WORLDS (1953) at Virginia Theatre, Champaign, IL (10/19-20/07).
Article in Champaign daily The News-Gazette about the taping of a segment for NBC’s The Today Show in Champaign-Urbana featuring University of Illinois men’s basketball coach Bruce Weber, freshman walk-on player Jeff Jordan, and his father Michael Jordan. Also, your editor bitches (for the first time in a while) about a usual suspect.
ACT YOUR AGE, the fourth feature-length movie from Champaign, IL-based Dreamscape Cinema, will have its local premiere at the Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign on November 14, 2007.
Coming Soon: THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW at the Avon Theatre, Decatur, IL (10/12-13/07), the Food Film Fest at 180 Bevier Hall, UIUC, Urbana, IL (10/14/07), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (1925) at the Virginia Theatre, Champaign, IL (10/15/07), MUTINY: ASIANS STORM BRITISH MUSIC at 217 Noyes Lab, UIUC, Urbana, IL (10/16/07), and THE GENERAL at the Avon Theatre, Decatur, IL (10/17/07).
Your editor plays hooky from C-U Blogfidential to travel both forks down the publishing road, providing words + pix for “The Eclectic Screening Room” and the way-out layout for “Bachelor Pad Magazine.”
Coming Soon: TRULY MADLY DEEPLY at Krannert Art Museum, UIUC, Champaign, IL (10/4/07), FARMINGVILLE at Illinois Disciples Foundation, Champaign, IL (10/4/07), ONE FINE DAY! debut episode on YouTube.com (10/4/07), ART:21 previews at McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL (10/9-13/07) and University Galleries, ISU, Normal, IL (10/16), and HELVETICA at Parkland Theatre, Parkland College, Champaign, IL (10/10/07).