Our unique movie and media Calendar appears every Friday on C-U Blogfidential and caters to the discerning tastes of citizens in the downstate region anchored by Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, USA.
PLAYING THIS WEEK
@ The Art Theater, Champaign, IL: SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED, YOUR SISTER’S SISTER (8/3 on)
@ Centennial Park, Champaign, IL: The News-Gazette Film Series and Champaign Park District present THE THIRD MAN (8/4, dusk, free)
@ That’s Rentertainment, Champaign, IL: LOL, SCALENE, LAST DAYS HERE, GHOSTS OF WAR, FALLING OVERNIGHT, LE HAVRE (Criterion), HATFIELDS & MCCOYS (cs), more! (7/31 on)
@ The Avon Theater, Decatur, IL: Closed for Decatur Celebration (8/3-8/5), THE DARK KNIGHT RISES (8/6 on), HOPE SPRINGS (8/8 on)
@ The Normal Theater, Normal, IL: WE HAVE A POPE (8/2-8/5, 7 p.m.)
@ Route 66 Twin Drive-In, Springfield, IL: DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: DOG DAYS, ICE AGE: CONTINENTAL DRIFT, TOTAL RECALL, THE DARK KNIGHT RISES (8/3 on)
@ Harvest Moon Twin Drive-In, Gibson City, IL: TOTAL RECALL, THE WATCH (8/3-8/5)
@ The Lincoln Theater 4, Lincoln, IL: TOTAL RECALL, DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: DOG DAYS, THE DARK KNIGHT RISES, THE WATCH (8/3 on), KUNG FU PANDA 2 (8/4, 8/7, 10 a.m.)
@ The Onarga Theatre, Onarga, IL: THE DARK KNIGHT RISES (8/3-8/5, 8/8, 7 p.m.)
@ The Princess Theatre, LeRoy, IL: THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (8/3-8/5)
@ Centerbrook Drive-In, Martinsville, IN: TOTAL RECALL, THE DARK KNIGHT RISES (8/3-8/5, 8/7, 8/9)
@ Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL: Wizard World Chicago Comic Con (8/9-8/12)
Locally produced movies and events featuring locally produced movies are marked with an asterisk (*). Also find out what is “Coming Soon” by hitting the jump below. Go see ‘em, C-U!
NEW! 8/10-8/12: Flashback Weekend Chicago Horror Convention, Rosemont, IL
NEW! 8/14: Champaign Movie Makers meeting, “One Day Shoot Script and Open Projector Night”
@ SoDo Theatre, Champaign, IL, 7 p.m.
10/11-10/25: Chicago International Film Festival, Chicago, IL
10/25-10/27: Freeky Creek Short Film Festival
@ Sleepy Creek Vineyards, Fairmount, IL
10/26-10/27: Central Illinois Film Expo & Trade Show
@ Riverbank Lodge, Petersburg, IL
11/1-11/3: Embarras Valley Film Festival
@ Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL
11/2-11/3: Drunken Zombie Film Festival
@ Landmark Cinemas, Peoria, IL
11/2-11/3: Route 66 International Film Festival
@ The Legacy Theatre, Springfield, IL
11/8-11/18: St. Louis International Film Festival, St. Louis, MO
Fall 2012: Issue release: C-U Confidential ‘99
+ Paper Opteryx, Champaign, IL
COMMUNITY FILM SERIES
The News-Gazette Film Series 2012
@ Various CPD parks, dusk, free
8/4: THE THIRD MAN (@ Centennial Park); 9/1: THE MALTESE FALCON (@ Hessel Park)
If you have items that you would like us to list in the Calendar, please send relevant dates, start/end times, locations, event descriptions, and ticket prices to cuconfidential [at] gmail [dot] com.
Compiled by Jason Pankoke
“Calendar du C-U” © 2012 Jason Pankoke/C-U Blogfidential.