Several individuals would like to stand up in front of a local audience this week and tell us all about it. Are you game to listen and learn, dearest readers?
Archive for September, 2009
Arcadia Publishing released the picture book “Urbana” by Ilona Matkovszki and Dennis Roberts on September 14, 2009, which serves as a companion piece to their prior volume, “Champaign” by Raymond Bial.
THE INFORMANT! collects $14 million at the U.S. box office during its first full week of release.
A series of presentations to showcase the creative, non-commercial output of post-World War II filmmakers in Europe to help the intercontinental “Marshall Plan” meet its goals will be held September 24-26, 2009, on the Unviersity of Illinois campus under the title, “Selling Democracy: Films of the Marshall Plan, 1948–1953,” hosted by Sandra Schulberg.
In this edition of “A Knife in a Gun Fight,” author Michelle Kaffko gets acquainted with Chicago filmmakers Logan Futej and Jared Hoffa and the story behind their new film, ALL WE HAD.
The eighth annual Route 66 International Film Festival presents the best in global independent cinema at the Hoogland Center for the Arts in Springfield, IL, on September 19-20, 2009.
THE INFORMANT! is now playing in a theater near you.
Champaign Movie Makers, a group dedicated to fostering independent and personal filmmaking in the Champaign-Urbana area, will next meet at the UIUC Foreign Language Building in Urbana, IL, on Tuesday, September 15, 2009.
Illini Film & Video, the student film-making club at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will next meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, September 14, 2009, in Room 104 of the English Building.
The marketing personnel charged with selling THE INFORMANT! on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean came up with decidedly mismatched results.
The producer of local indie film, THE ACT OF SEPARATION, and talent coordinator of high-grade haunted house attraction in Pesotum, IL, need your acting chops. Stat.
It’s not often that one sees such a potluck served here at C-U Blogfidential, but here you go … all nine courses’ worth.
The Avon Theater in Decatur, IL, will start playing the Warner Bros. picture THE INFORMANT!, starring Matt Damon, on September 18, 2009.
GenDance.com profiles the (literal) movers and shakers behind the upcoming music-and-dance filled drama LEADING LADIES, filmed earlier this summer in Champaign-Urbana.