Archive for September, 2007

Coming Soon: Sept-Oct 2007

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007

Coming Soon: TAXI DREAMS at Illinois Disciples Foundation, Champaign, IL (9/27/07), the Tournees French Film Festival at Boardman’s Art Theatre, Champaign, IL (9/28-10/4/07), Film Series Group general meeting at Illinois Street Residence Hall, UIUC, Urbana, IL (9/29/07), C-U Video Group monthly meeting at Rock’s, Champaign, IL (10/3/07), PRESS START theatrical premiere at the Virginia Theatre, Champaign, IL (10/3/07), and a tangent regarding KURT COBAIN: ABOUT A SON theatrical premiere in NYC (10/3/07).

Coming Soon: Sept 2007 pt.2

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

Coming Soon: WETBACK: THE UNDOCUMENTED DOCUMENTARY at Illinois Disciples Foundation, Champaign, IL (9/20/07), Springfield and Central Illinois Film Commission meeting at Kicks, Springfield, IL (9/20/07), A HARD DAY’S NIGHT at the Avon Theatre, Decatur, IL (9/21-23/07), the Moving Images Festival at Armory 101, Armory Building, UIUC, Champaign, IL (9/23/07), and the DVD release of local film PRESS START (9/25/07).

Gemini Cinemas article

Wednesday, September 19th, 2007

Article in Champaign daily The News-Gazette about the sale of the Twin Cinemas in Villa Grove to Bill and Tana Hayes, who have rechristened the theater Gemini Cinemas.

ONE FINE DAY! article

Friday, September 14th, 2007

Article in Champaign newspaper The Daily Illini about the six-part, student-made serial ONE FINE DAY!, the first episode of which will debut October 4, 2007, on

Coming Soon: September 2007

Thursday, September 13th, 2007

Coming Soon: VERTIGO at Krannert Art Museum, UIUC, Champaign, IL (9/13/07), SEOUL TRAIN at Wardall Hall/ISR, UIUC, Urbana, IL (9/13/07), the sixth annual Route 66 Film Festival at Hoogland Center for the Arts, Springfield, IL (9/15-16/07), and the third annual Embarras Valley Film Festival in Charleston, IL (9/18-22/07).

“McCollum Case” article

Wednesday, September 12th, 2007

Article in Urbana newspaper The Public i about the case brought against the Champaign School District by the late Vashti Cromwell McCollum, challenging the presence of sectarian religious classes in public schools. Also, your editor explains its inclusion here.

Faull enlists Franklin for video

Sunday, September 2nd, 2007

Article in Champaign daily The News-Gazette about the production of a video by Australian filmmaker Christopher Faull, featuring students from Franklin Middle School in Champaign. Plus, your editor bitches about the usual.