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Model railroad holiday open house is Saturday

The community is invited.

Alfre Woodard wins Career Achievement Award at 53rd Chicago Intl Film Festival

Award winning actress Alfre Woodard received the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival's Career Achievement Award at its Black Perspectives Tribute. The event was hosted by TVs Robin Robinson and featured a conversation with Woodard with award-winning playwright, actress and director ...

Chicago International Film Festival:Jane

If you do nothing else this week, you owe it to yourself to see the documentary Jane, playing at the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival. Directed by Oscar-nominated director Brett Morgen (The Kid Stays in the Picture, Chicago, Kurt Cobain:Montage ...

Chicago International Film Festival: 'Can't Turn Back/Edith and Eddie/'63 Boycott

On October 22, 1963 more than 200,000 Chicago public school students, their parents and residents led the largest single protest and boycott ever of a public school system. The march and ongoing protest is credited as the prelude to Dr. ...

Black Cop

Director Cory Bowles of Canada presents the searing World Cinema competition entry Black Cop which has its next screenings Saturday, October 21 at 12:30pm and Monday, October 23 at 2pm, all at the AMC River East 21, 322 E. Illnois ...

Sammy Davis Jr.; I've Gotta Be Me

"I'm Black, Puerto Rican and a Jew. Man, when I move into a neighborhood, I wipe it out!" The begins the documentary Sammy Davis Jr.:I Gotta Be Me. Award winning director Sam Pollard delivers one of the most heart-felt and ...

53rd Chicago International Film Festival capsule

If you’ve ever wanted to travel to other countries but haven’t had an opportunity or the finances, the Chicago International Film Festival is a great way to see films from around the world.

53rd Chicago International Film Festival capsule

What’s Playing? If you’ve ever wanted to travel to other countries but haven’t had an opportunity or the finances, the Chicago International Film Festival is a great way to see films from around the world. Moviegoers can get a glimpse ...

Siegel’s Pumpkin Fest set for Oct. 28-29

Weekend of fun includes teacher appreciation, special needs weekend and other fun events.

Settle in to Fall with a trip to area haunted house, pumpkin patch

For Will County residents looking to celebrate the beginning of fall with a good scare or maybe a more bucolic stroll through a pumpkin patch, plenty of options abound.

Marshall opens the Chicago Intl Film Festival – A Black legal super hero

On June 13, 1967, when President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed Thurgood Marshall as the 96th Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, he said, "it was the right thing to do."

"The Spirit of All Hallows Eve" Arises

A mummy king, malevolent fairies and a Celtic spirit of Halloween, seen just once a year, come to life in the Halloween drama, "Spirit of All Hallows Eve" - now celebrating its 12th run at Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park Theatre.

Chicago International Film Festival full schedule for Industry Days

Four-Day Conference Focuses on Film Business, Features Special Guests and a Keynote Conversation with Joe Swanberg.

Neil Simon play at Joliet Junior College Oct. 5-8

The community is invited to a Joliet Junior College Fine Arts Department production of “Rumors" Oct. 5-7 at the JJC main campus.

53rd Chicago Int’l Film Festival International Competition Lineup

The Chicago International Film Festival has announced the 16 filmsselected for the International Competition category, a selection of outstanding films competing for the Festival’s top honor, the Gold Hugo.

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