Calendar du C-U: April 12-18

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 Co-op, Champaign, IL: C-U Confidential and the Art Theater Co-op present the fourth annual New Art Film Festival* sponsored by ThirdSide, Champaign Movie Makers, and the Champaign-Urbana Film Society, feat. premiere of ONCE UPON A TIME IN 1977,* HEARTSHOT,* THE FAMINE,* HIS OWN WORLD OF COLORS,* THE ACTUAL, AUTHENTIC VERSION OF WHO YOU SAY I AM,* and more! (4/12, 4-11:30 p.m., free)


@ The Art Theater Co-op, Champaign, IL: ON THE ROAD (4/13-4/15, 4/15), 4th annual New Art Film Festival* (4/12, 4-11:30 p.m., free), LEVIATHAN (4/13-4/14, 11:30 a.m.; 4/16, 5 p.m.; 4/17, 10 p.m.), MORE THAN HONEY (4/17, 5 p.m.), RESTLESS HEART (4/18, 7:30 p.m.), Late Night: THE GHASTLY LOVE OF JOHNNY X (4/12-4/13, 11:59 p.m.; 4/18, 10 p.m.), “Words & Pictures Comedy Show” (4/14, 7:30 p.m.)

@ SoDo Theatre, Champaign, IL: Champaign Movie Makers meeting, “NAFF Talkback” (4/16, 7 p.m., free)

@ The Virginia Theater, Champaign, IL: 15th annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival presented by the College of Media, UIUC (4/17-4/21)

@ Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum, UIUC, Urbana, IL: “Unconventional Bond: The Strange Life of Casino Royale on Film” Exhibit (4/16-6/16)

@ That’s Rentertainment, Champaign, IL: HYDE PARK ON HUDSON, IN ANOTHER COUNTRY, BOSS (s2), JOHNNY SOKKO AND HIS FLYING ROBOT (cs), GATE OF HELL (Criterion), NAKED LUNCH (Criterion Blu), more! (4/9 on)

@ The Avon Theater, Decatur, IL: 42, EMPEROR, QUARTET (4/12 on)

@ The Normal Theater, Normal, IL: AMOUR (4/11-4/14, 7 p.m.)

@ The Lincoln Theater 4, Lincoln, IL: 42, JURASSIC PARK (3-D), G.I. JOE: RETALIATION (3-D & 2-D), THE CROODS (3-D & 2-D) (4/12 on)

@ The Onarga Theatre, Onarga, IL: G.I. JOE: RETALIATION (4/12-4/14, 4/17)

@ The Princess Theatre, LeRoy, IL: G.I. JOE: RETALIATION (4/12-4/14)

NOW OPEN! @ Route 66 Twin Drive-In, Springfield, IL: G.I. JOE: RETALIATION, JACK REACHER (4/12-4/13)

NOW OPEN! @ Harvest Moon Twin Drive-In, Gibson City, IL: OZ: THE GREAT AND POWERFUL, THE CROODS (4/12-4/14)

@ Centerbrook Drive-In, Martinsville, IN: THE GUILT TRIP, G.I. JOE: RETALIATION (4/12-4/14)

@ various, Chicago, IL: 5th annual Chicago International Movies & Music Festival (4/18-4/21)

@ various, Madison, WI: 15th annual Wisconsin Film Festival (through 4/18)


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!


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

4/13: 3rd annual Mid-West Zine Fest
@ Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center, Urbana, IL, 11 a.m.-11:30 p.m.

4/26-4/28: James Bond Film Festival
@ Spurlock Museum, UIUC, Urbana, IL, free

4/27: Illini Independent Film Festival*
@ Armory 101, Armory Building, UIUC, Urbana, IL, 1-8 p.m., free

5/2: 4th annual Feminist Film Festival*
@ The Art Theater Co-op, Champaign, IL, 7 p.m.

5/3-5/5: Milwaukee Underground Film Festival, Milwaukee, WI

NEW! 5/29: CUFS presents Pens to Lens Awards Gala
@ The Art Theater Co-op, Champaign, IL, 6 p.m.

10/31-11/2: 4th annual Freeky Creek Short Film Festival*
@ Sleepy Creek Vineyards, Fairmount, IL

11/1-11/2: 12th annual Route 66 International Film Festival
@ Legacy Theatre, Springfield, IL

11/2-11/3: 5th annual Drunken Zombie Film Festival
@ Landmark Cinemas, Peoria, IL


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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