Calendar: July 13-19, 2018

Our movie and media Calendar appears every Friday/Saturday on C-U Blogfidential and caters to the downstate region anchored by Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, USA.

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MILESTONES | Happy Birthday to You!

7/15: Charlie Kessler (production assistant, ALL THE QUEEN’S HORSES)
7/15: Jill Van Voorst (owner, LIX)
7/18: Brian Dolinar (author, The Black Cultural Front)

 

PASSINGS | You Will Be Missed

6/19/17: Grant S. Staley, 48 (producer, AMERICAN VAMPIRE)

 

DEADLINES, ETC. | Participate in Cinema Activity

NEW! @ The Art Theater, Champaign, IL
New Art Film Festival call for entries | Full Information
Regular: 8/31

@ The Art Theater, Champaign, IL
Shocktober Film Festival call for entries | Full Information
Early: 3/1; Regular: 6/30; Late: 7/16; Extended: 8/1

@ Capital City Bar & Grill, Springfield, IL
Route 66 Film Festival call for entries | Full Information
Early: 4/1; Regular: 6/30; Late: 7/31; Extended: 8/15

@ Independent Media Center, Urbana, IL
ChamPain Indie Horror Festival call for entries | Full Information
Early: 3/16; Regular: 6/4; Late: 7/6; Extended: 8/3

@ Savoy Recreation Center, Savoy, IL
Dark History & Horror Convention call for entries | Full Information
Early: 3/31; Regular: 5/31; Late: 6/30; Extended: 7/31

 

LOCAL FILMS, ETC. | Support Your Media Storytellers

@ Champaign Public Library, Champaign, IL
Champaign Movie Makers* meeting, “Online Resources,” Robeson Pavilion Room A (7/16, 7 p.m., free)

@ Wyndham Springfield City Centre Hotel, Springfield, IL
Central Illinois Film Commission* meeting, “Cheryl Croasmun of ScreenwritingU,” Grill Breakfast Room (7/19, 7 p.m., free)

 

NOW PLAYING | Champaign-Urbana Area

@ The Art Theater, Champaign, IL
WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR? (7/13 on), Smart Kids: NEXT DOOR SPY (7/14-7/15, 11:30 a.m., free), Stories from the City, Stories from the State: ROGERS PARK (7/16, 7:30 p.m., w/filmmakers), SUSTAINABLE (7/17, 7 p.m., free), KIKI’S DELIVERY SERVICE (7/13-7/14, 7/19, 10 p.m.)

@ AMC Champaign 13, Champaign, IL
HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3: SUMMER VACATION, SKYSCRAPER, ANT-MAN AND THE WASP, THE FIRST PURGE, INCREDIBLES 2, JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM, SANJU, SICARIO: DAY OF THE SOLDADO, UNCLE DREW (7/13 on), MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN (7/19 on)

@ Family Video, Champaign-Urbana, IL
A QUIET PLACE, CHAPPAQUIDDICK, THE LEISURE SEEKER, FINDING YOUR FEET, SWEET COUNTRY, FUTURE WORLD, 211, I AM ELIZABETH SMART, THE MAGICIANS (s3), more! (7/10 on)

@ Goodrich Savoy 16, Savoy, IL
HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3: SUMMER VACATION, LEAVE NO TRACE, SKYSCRAPER, ANT-MAN AND THE WASP, DEADPOOL 2, THE FIRST PURGE, INCREDIBLES 2, JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM, OCEAN’S 8, SICARIO: DAY OF THE SOLDADO, TAG, UNCLE DREW, WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR? (7/13 on), TOP GUN (7/15, 7/18), THE BOSS BABY (7/16-7/18, 10 a.m., free), The Metropolitan Opera: Turandot (7/18, 7 p.m., recorded)

@ Independent Media Center, Urbana, IL
IMC Film Festival feat. African films by Idrissa Ouedraogo, Ibrahim Ouedraogo (7/14, 9 p.m.)

@ Main Quad, UIUC, Urbana, IL
Illini Union Board Presents “Summer Quad Cinema Series” feat. OVERBOARD, Anniversary Plaza (7/19, 9 p.m., free, rain location: Pine Lounge (1st floor), Illini Union)

@ Savoy Recreation Center, Savoy, IL
Indie Art Convention & Film Festival feat. C-U Confidential* (7/14, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.)

@ The Virginia Theatre, Champaign, IL
The News-Gazette Film Series: DESPICABLE ME 2 (7/13, 6:30 p.m.)

Events featuring locally produced movies are marked with an asterisk (*). Additional “Now Playing” and “Coming Soon” listings appear after the jump!

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NOW PLAYING | The Cities Beyond

@ AMC Classic Village Mall 6, Danville, IL
HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3: SUMMER VACATION, SKYSCRAPER, ANT-MAN AND THE WASP, THE FIRST PURGE, INCREDIBLES 2, JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM (7/13 on)

@ The Avon Theater, Decatur, IL
WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?, ANT-MAN AND THE WASP, JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM (7/13 on)

@ The Harvest Moon Twin Drive-in, Gibson City, IL
HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3: SUMMER VACATION (Screen 1), ANT-MAN AND THE WASP (Screen 2) (7/13 on)

@ The Lincoln Grand 8, Lincoln, IL
HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3: SUMMER VACATION, SKYSCRAPER, WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?, ANT-MAN AND THE WASP, THE FIRST PURGE, INCREDIBLES 2, JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM (7/13 on), PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR (7/14, 7/17, 10 a.m., free), THE EQUALIZER 2, MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN (7/19 on)

@ The Little Lorraine, Hoopeston, IL
A QUIET PLACE (7/13-7/15)

@ The Normal Theater, Normal, IL
FIRST REFORMED (7/13-7/15, 7/19), PHANTASM (7/13-7/14), Sugar Creek Arts Festival presents Pens to Lens* (7/14-7/15, 1 p.m., free), JAILHOUSE ROCK (7/17)

@ The Onarga Theatre, Onarga, IL
HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3: SUMMER VACATION (7/13-7/15, 7/18)

@ The Princess Theatre, Leroy, IL
JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM (7/13-7/15), SHERLOCK GNOMES (7/14, 11 a.m., free)

@ Route 66 Twin Drive-in, Springfield, IL
HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3: SUMMER VACATION, JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM (Screen 1), SKYSCRAPER, THE FIRST PURGE (7/13 on)

 

COMING SOON | Area-wide Events

NEW! 8/11
6th annual Pens to Lens Screenwriting Competition + Gala*
@ The Virginia Theatre, Champaign, IL, 2 & 6 p.m.

10/3
2018 Shocktober Film Festival
@ The Art Theater, Champaign, IL

10/28
2nd annual ChamPain Indie Horror Festival
@ Independent Media Center, Urbana, IL

10/30
9th annual New Art Film Festival*
@ The Art Theater, Champaign, IL

11/2-11/3
17th annual Route 66 Film Festival
@ Capital City Bar & Grill, Springfield, IL

11/9-11/10
4th Dark History & Horror Convention
@ Savoy Recreation Center, Savoy, IL

 

COMMUNITY & CAMPUS SERIES | Champaign-Urbana area

Illini Union Board Presents “Summer Quad Cinema Series”
@ Anniversary Plaza, Main Quad, UIUC, Urbana, IL, 9 p.m., free
Rain Location: Pine Lounge (1st floor), Illini Union
7/19: OVERBOARD; 7/26: LIFE OF THE PARTY; 8/2: BREAKING IN; 8/9: I FEEL PRETTY

The News-Gazette Film Series
@ The Virginia Theatre, Champaign, IL, 1 & 7 p.m.
8/18: THE LONG, LONG TRAILER

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Compiled by Jason Pankoke.

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