Archive for September, 2006

Grant awarded for A/V study

Saturday, September 30th, 2006

Article in Champaign daily The News-Gazette about the “Audio-Visual Self-Assessment Program,” an initiative by the University of Illinois Library to develop a computerized system that will aid collectors and archivists in analyzing media holdings.

Critique du C-U: COMIC BOOK x 2

Friday, September 29th, 2006

Reviews of COMIC BOOK ISSUES and COMIC BOOKS: THE SILENT KILLER from Bloomington-Normal, IL.

Lorraine Theatre article

Thursday, September 28th, 2006

Article in Champaign daily The News-Gazette about decision by owner-operator Greg Boardman to temporarily close the Lorraine Theatre in Hoopeston, IL, for two weeks, as well as the movie house’s impending sale.

IFV reboots RobotMan for short

Sunday, September 24th, 2006

Illini Film & Video takes it to the streets … and RobotMan tags along for the ride!

Coming Soon: Sept-Oct 2006

Saturday, September 23rd, 2006

Coming Soon: LAGE RAHO MUNNA BHAI at Boardman’s Art Theatre, Champaign, IL (9/23-24/06), the Manhattan Short Film Fest at the Normal Theatre, Normal, IL (9/23/06), DR. JEKYLL AND MR HYDE (1920) also at the Normal Theatre (9/28/06), and several Luis Bunuel films at the Krannert Art Museum, UIUC, Champaign, IL (9/28/06, 10/19/06).

Film festivals enliven September

Saturday, September 16th, 2006

Film festivals rule downstate Illinois this month as the Route 66 Film Festival (September 16-17, 2006, Springfield), Embarras Valley Film Festival (September 20-23, 2006, Charleston), and Asian Film Festival: South Korea (September 29-30, 2006, Champaign) vie for the attention of cinephiles everywhere.

Blue Bassoon gets REEL in Chicago

Friday, September 15th, 2006

I THINK YOU’RE F***ING STUPID, a short by local filmmaker Alaric Rocha, dares to tell it like it is at the Chicago International REEL Shorts Festival on Saturday, September 30, 2006, 10:30 p.m. Also, Rocha nears completion on another short, MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Illini Film & Video meets Sept. 9

Friday, September 8th, 2006

The next meeting of Illini Film & Video will be on Saturday, September 9, 2006, at 1 p.m. in the back of Bar Giuliani in Campustown.

CU Video Group meets Sept. 6

Wednesday, September 6th, 2006

The next meeting of CU Video Group will be on Wednesday, September 6, 2006, at 7 p.m. in the new addition of the Esquire Lounge in downtown Champaign.