Calendar: April 2-8, 2021 

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!

4/2: Will “the Thrill” Viharo (movie columnist, Bachelor Pad Magazine, Champaign, IL)
4/4: Kamelyan Alexa (business development, Periscope Post & Audio, Chicago, IL)
4/4: Sara Benson (adjunct assistant professor, School of Information Sciences, UIUC, Champaign, IL)

 

LOCAL FILMS & EVENTS | Support Your Media Storytellers

@ online Zoom/Gregory Hall room 100
Illini Film & Video virtual meeting (4/5, 8 p.m.) Join mailing list

 

NOW PLAYING | Champaign-Urbana Area

@ AMC Champaign 13, Champaign, IL
GODZILLA VS. KONG, THE UNHOLY, CHAOS WALKING, THE COURIER, NOBODY, RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON, SOUND OF METAL, TOM & JERRY (4/2 on)

@ Illini Union, UIUC, Urbana, IL
Illini Union Board presents “Spring 2021 Film Series” feat. MEAN GIRLS, The Courtyard Café, 1st floor (4/2, 7 p.m.; free w/i-card)

@ Phoenix Savoy 16 + IMAX, Savoy, IL
GODZILLA VS. KONG, THE UNHOLY, CHAOS WALKING, COME PLAY, THE COURIER, MINARI, NOMADLAND, NOBODY, RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON, WONDER WOMAN 1984 (4/2 on), TOM & JERRY (4/3 on)

@ Redbox, Champaign-Urbana, IL
OUR WORLD, THE TOLL, WONDER WOMAN 1984, more! (3/30 on) Online rentals

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
GODZILLA VS. KONG, NOBODY, RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON, TOM & JERRY (4/2-4/4)

@ AMC Peru Mall 8, Peru, IL
GODZILLA VS. KONG, CHAOS WALKING, NOBODY, RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON, TOM & JERRY (4/2-4/4)

@ The Avon Theater, Decatur, IL
FRENCH EXIT, GODZILLA VS. KONG, NOBODY (4/2-4/4)

@ The Fischer Theatre, Danville, IL
No movies this week!

@ The Harvest Moon Twin Drive-in, Gibson City, IL
GODZILLA VS. KONG (Screen 1), TOM & JERRY (Screen 2) (4/2-4/4)

@ The Little Lorraine, Hoopeston, IL
Closed for the week.

@ The Normal Theater, Normal, IL
The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2021: Live Action (4/2, 4/4, 4/8), Documentary (4/3-4/4), and Animation (4/3), “Living Room Film Festival” virtual screenings: TWO OF US (through 4/8) Purchase

@ The Onarga Theatre, Onarga, IL
Closed for the week.

@ The Princess Theatre, Leroy, IL
Closed for the week.

BACK OPEN! @ Route 66 Twin Drive-in, Springfield, IL
GODZILLA VS. KONG, WONDER WOMAN 1984 (Screen 1), TOM & JERRY, THE CROODS: A NEW AGE (Screen 2) (4/2-4/3)

@ Roxy Cinemas, Ottawa, IL
GODZILLA VS. KONG, THE UNHOLY, CHAOS WALKING, THE COURIER, NOBODY, RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON, THE SEVENTH DAY (4/2 on), TOM & JERRY (4/3 on)

@ Streator Eagle 6, Streator, IL
GODZILLA VS. KONG, THE UNHOLY, THE COURIER, NOBODY, RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON, TOM & JERRY (4/2 on)

 

NOW PLAYING | Midwest

For detailed and curated listings of Chicago-area film presentations and related events, as well as cancellations and postponements due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, please visit the fine folks at Cine-File and subscribe to their definitive “Cine-List” weekly blast.

 

COMING SOON | Area-wide Events

5/1
University of Illinois Student Film Festival
@ Urbana, IL (virtual event)

5/13-5/20
22nd Wisconsin Film Festival
@ Madison, WI (virtual event)

6/10-6/13
31st Onion City Experimental Film + Video Festival
@ Chicago Filmmakers, Chicago, IL

9/8-9/11
22nd Roger Ebert’s Film Festival
@ The Virginia Theatre, Champaign, IL

 

COMMUNITY & CAMPUS SERIES | Champaign-Urbana area

Illini Union Board presents “Spring 2021 Film Series”
@ The Courtyard Café, 1st floor, Illini Union, UIUC, Urbana, IL, 7 p.m. Fri., free w/i-card
4/2: MEAN GIRLS; 4/9: PARASITE; 4/16: THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION; 4/23: INCREDIBLES 2; 4/30: GHOSTBUSTERS (2016)

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Compiled by Jason Pankoke.

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