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Art Theater seeks $25K, film at 11

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

We are happy to see Champaign-Urbana, IL, once again vote with their wallets to help keep the Art Theater afloat, despite the imposition. Also, anybody ever hear of a flick called 100 BUCK HUSTLE?

Calendar: February 22-28, 2019

Saturday, February 23rd, 2019

Select movie listings for February 22-28, 2019 in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond! Have you memorized the Confidential Almanac for today?

Promo film find is on sketchy side

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

Does anybody remember when your humble editor was an artist and photographer instead of a Confidential provocateur? We present the dirt on his past dalliances in black-and-white and living color!

Critics voice their ideas in videos

Thursday, February 21st, 2019

As movie critics gravitate to on-line podcasts and videos to offer their opinions, several teams in Champaign-Urbana have continued the tradition of televised debate. We share a few examples with you.

Calendar: February 15-21, 2019

Saturday, February 16th, 2019

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Ebertfest ‘19 starts on QUIET note

Friday, February 15th, 2019

Even though the 21st iteration of Roger Ebert’s Film Festival will not arrive until April, fans can get an early look at the first announced selection, A YEAR OF THE QUIET SUN, direct from Poland if they so choose.

Calendar: February 8-14, 2019

Saturday, February 9th, 2019

Select movie listings for February 8-14, 2019 in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond! Have you memorized the Confidential Almanac for today?

AFM biz relies on solid genre films

Thursday, February 7th, 2019

It is sometimes important to take a few steps back and reevaluate your purpose for producing films independently of the studio system. Robin Christian reminds us the American Film Market is here to help.

Calendar: February 1-7, 2019

Friday, February 1st, 2019

Select movie listings for February 1-7, 2019 in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond! Have you memorized the Confidential Almanac for today?

C-U studio earning showbiz SLICE

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

Little more than 10 years ago, Shatterglass Studios premiered their short film PRELUDE in a small-town theater. Today, the producers based in Champaign, IL, create on a much grander scale.