Calendar du C-U: Nov. 2-8

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.



@ The Art Theater, Champaign, IL: SAMSARA (11/2 on), KILLER JOE (11/2, 11/3, 11/7, 11/8, 10 p.m.; 10/31, 5 & 7:30 p.m.), Last of the Haussmans (11/3, 11/4, 1:30 p.m.; 11/7, 4 p.m.; dramatic theatre)

@ Latzer Hall, University YMCA, UIUC, Champaign, IL: Center for Global Studies, UIUC, presents Global Lens 2012 selection TOLL BOOTH, Turkey (11/7, 7 p.m., free)

@ That’s Rentertainment, Champaign, IL: THE CAMPAIGN, RUBY SPARKS, SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED, POLISSE, AMERICANO, ROSEMARY’S BABY (Criterion), more! (10/30 on)

@ The Avon Theater, Decatur, IL: WRECK-IT RALPH, THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER, ARGO (11/2 on)

@ The Normal Theater, Normal, IL: CASABLANCA (11/1-11/4, 7 p.m.)

@ The Legacy Theatre, Springfield, IL: Eleventh annual Route 66 International Film Festival (11/2-11/3)

@ Landmark Cinemas, Peoria, IL: Third annual Drunken Zombie Film Festival (11/2-11/3)

@ Eastern Illinois University campus, Charleston, IL: Embarrass Valley Film Festival highlighting Gene Hackman (through 11/3)

@ The Lincoln Theater 4, Lincoln, IL: WRECK-IT RALPH (3-D & 2-D), PITCH PERFECT, SILENT HILL: REVELATION (3–D & 2-D), FUN SIZE, HERE COMES THE BOOM, PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 4 (11/2 on), ESPN Monday Night Football: Philadelphia Eagles vs. New Orleans Saints (11/5, 7:30 p.m., free)

@ The Onarga Theatre, Onarga, IL: WRECK-IT RALPH (11/2 on)

@ The Princess Theatre, LeRoy, IL: HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA (11/2-11/4)

@ Centerbrook Drive-In, Martinsville, IN: WRECK-IT RALPH, FRANKENWEENIE (11/2-11/3)

@ various locations, St. Louis, MO: Twenty-first annual St. Louis International Film Festival (11/8-11/18)

@ Route 66 Twin Drive-In, Springfield, IL: Closed for the season!

@ Harvest Moon Twin Drive-In, Gibson City, IL: Closed for the season!


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! 4/11-4/14, 2013: 40 North/88 West presents the Boneyard Arts Festival
@ various, Champaign-Urbana, IL

NEW! 4/17-4/21, 2013: Roger Ebert’s Film Festival
@ The Virginia Theater, Champaign, IL


AsiaLENS: AEMS Documentary/Film Series
@ Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, UIUC, Urbana, IL, 7 p.m.

AsiaLENS: AEMS Documentary/Film Series
@ Various venues, free
11/18: PINOY SUNDAY (@ Champaign Public Library, 3 p.m.)

Global Lens 2012: International Films
Sponsored by the Parkland Art Gallery and Center for Global Studies, UIUC
@ Room C118, Parkland College, Champaign, IL, 6:30 p.m., free
12/6: MOURNING, Iran

Global Lens 2012: International Films
Sponsored by the Center for Global Studies, UIUC
@ Latzer Hall, University YMCA, UIUC, Champaign, IL, 7 p.m., free
11/7: TOLL BOOTH, Turkey

Movie and Chai: The Satyajit Ray Series
Sponsored by Mithaya – the Indian Dramatics Society and CSAMES, UIUC
@ Room 1310, Digital Computer Lab, UIUC, Urbana, IL, 5 p.m., free


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


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