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Film News: Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com to Host ‘The Thieves’ in Chicago on June 24, 2015

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CHICAGO – The International Screenings Program – co-presented by the City of Chicago, the Chicago International Film Festival (Cinema/Chicago) and the city’s Department of Cultural Affairs – continues on Wednesday, June 24. 2015, with the film “The Thieves” (“Dodookdeul”) from South Korea. The event takes place at the Chicago Cultural Center at 6:30pm, admission is free, and is co-presented that evening by the Korean Consulate General of Chicago. The event will be hosted by Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com.

The Thieves
’The Thieves’ Will Be Presented on June 24, 2015, at the Chicago Cultural Center
Photo credit: Well Go USA Entertainment

“The Thieves” is a high octane action/heist movie, involving a gang that is going for their ultimate last robbery – a $20 million dollar diamond called “Tear of the Sun” – and experiencing many unexpected consequences. Directed by Dong-Hoon Choi, and featuring locations in South Korea (Seoul, Busan) and China (Hong Kong, Macau), “The Thieves” is as exciting and unpredictable as the best in the action film genre.

Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com will introduce the film and will lead a discussion after the 6:30pm showing on June 24 (doors open at 5:45pm). The historic Chicago Cultural Center is located at 76 E. Washington.

Admission is FREE to the “The Thieves” film event, co-presented by the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, the Korean Consulate General of Chicago and the Chicago International Film Festival (Cinema/Chicago). For more information about the entire International Screenings Program, Summer of 2015, click here.

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Senior Staff Writer
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2015 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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