Archive for July, 2014

SDAC, IMC team up for film fest

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

The School for Designing a Society in Urbana will host its first-ever Interdependent Film Festival beginning tonight, Thursday, July 31, 2014,at the Independent Media Center in downtown Urbana, featuring the work of local women filmmakers.

Calendar du C-U: July 25-31

Friday, July 25th, 2014

Select movie listings for July 25-31, 2014 in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond!

Wiese’s “Onward” free to read!

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Today, PDF stands for “pretty darn fascinating” as we point you towards a free ePDF promotion of film book publisher Michael Wiese’s unorthodox autobiography, “Onward & Upward.” You can read, dearest readers, can you not?

IOW: Good “Stuff” fuels benefit

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: “They may not look like much, but they’ve got it where it counts, kid.” ~ Han Solo on the new Third Stone gag video promoting this year’s Red Hot Summerfest at Cowboy Monkey and SOMA Ultralounge

Calendar du C-U: July 18-24

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Select movie listings for July 18-24, 2014 in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond!

Article du C-U: Ebertfest ’14, pt.3

Friday, July 18th, 2014

New informants bring their perspectives to the table in highlighting “Ebertfest” 2014. In the third filing, Sierra Marcum empathizes with a young Saudi girl who only wants a bike in WADJDA.

UI student films express feminism

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

In the second of several (belated) CUBlog reports examining Champaign-Urbana film events from recent months, Confidential agent Lauren Laws reports on film feminism as created through the efforts of University of Illinois students, alumni, and staff.

Calendar du C-U: July 11-17

Friday, July 11th, 2014

Select movie listings for July 11-17, 2014 in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond!

Article du C-U: Ebertfest ’14, pt.2

Friday, July 11th, 2014

New informants bring their perspectives to the table in highlighting “Ebertfest” 2014. In the second filing, Brian Paris navigates the crest of emotion that greeted LIFE ITSELF.

Article du C-U: Ebertfest ’14, pt.1

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

New informants bring their perspectives to the table in highlighting “Ebertfest” 2014. In the first filing, editor Jason Pankoke elects for dependency even as an independent.