Calendar du C-U: October 19-25

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.



@ Parasol Label Group, Urbana, IL: C-U Flea swap meet #3 feat. MICRO-FILM merch table! (10/20, 12-3 p.m., free entry)

@ The Art Theater, Champaign, IL: ARBITAGE (10/19 on), THE HOUSE OF THE DEVIL (10/19, 10/20, 10/24, 10/25, 10 p.m.)

@ Latzer Hall, University YMCA, UIUC, Champaign, IL: Center for Global Studies, UIUC, presents Global Lens 2012 selection THE PRIZE, Argentina (10/24, 7 p.m., free)

@ Room 1310, Digital Computer Lab, UIUC, Urbana, IL: Mithaya – the Indian Dramatics Society and CSAMES, UIUC, present CHARULATA directed by Satyajit Ray (10/20, 5 p.m., free)

@ Urbana Free Library, Urbana, IL: AEMS Documentary/Film Series presents WHEN CHINA MET AFRICA (10/25, 7 p.m., free)

@ That’s Rentertainment, Champaign, IL: MOONRISE KINGDOM, MADAGASCAR 3, CHERNOBYL DIARIES, EXCISION, THE FORGIVENESS OF BLOOD (Criteron), PSYCH (s6), more! (10/16 on)

@ The Avon Theater, Decatur, IL: ROBOT & FRANK, ARGO, TAKEN 2 (10/19 on), HOCUS POCUS (10/19, 10:30 p.m., free), SLEEPY HOLLOW (10/20, 10:30 p.m., free)

@ The Normal Theater, Normal, IL: 2012 LGBT Festival: KAWA (10/18, 7 p.m.), CLOUDBURST (10/19, 7 p.m.), IN THE FAMILY (10/20, 7 p.m.), GAYBY (10/21, 6 p.m.), SCROOGE & MARLEY sneak preview (10/21, 8 p.m., w/filmmakers)

@ The Lincoln Theater 4, Lincoln, IL: PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 4, ARGO, TAKEN 2, HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA (3-D & 2-D) (10/19 on), ESPN Monday Night Football: Detroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears (10/22, 7:30 p.m., free)

@ The Onarga Theatre, Onarga, IL: Closed for the weekend

@ The Princess Theatre, LeRoy, IL: THE ODD LIFE OF TIMOTHY GREEN (10/19-10/21)

@ Centerbrook Drive-In, Martinsville, IN: PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 4, HOUSE AT THE END OF THE STREET (10/18-10/20)

@ AMC River East 21, Chicago, IL: 48th annual Chicago International Film Festival (through10/25)

@ 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!


10/25-10/27: Freeky Creek Short Film Festival*
@ Sleepy Creek Vineyards, Fairmount, IL

10/26-10/28: Central Illinois Film Expo & Trade Show*
@ Riverbank Lodge, Petersburg, IL

10/26: The Time Traveling Cinema* feat. THE WHISPERER IN DARKNESS + THE CALL OF CTHULHU + TBA
@ SoDo Theatre, Champaign, IL, 10 p.m.

@ The Avon Theater, Decatur, IL, Midnight

11/1-11/3: Embarras Valley Film Festival
@ Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

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

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

11/8-11/18: St. Louis International Film Festival, St. Louis, MO


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

AsiaLENS: AEMS Documentary/Film Series
@ Various venues, free
10/25: WHEN CHINA MET AFRICA (@ Urbana Free Library, 7 p.m.); 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
11/1: THE FINGER, Argentina; 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
10/24: THE PRIZE, Argentina; 10/31: QARANTINA, Iraq; 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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