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Slideshow: Red-Carpet Opening Night for Reeling2016, Chicago’s LGTBQ+ Film Festival

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Opening Night Marquee, Music Box Theatre Chicago.

CHICAGO – The historic Music Box Theatre was extra fabulous on September 22nd, as Reeling2016, Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival, rolled out the Red Carpet on Opening Night for the the film “Hurricane Bianca,” featuring Bianca Del Rio (Roy Haylock), and directed by Matt Kugelman. Filmmakers Carly Usdin and Brittani Nichols of “Suicide Kale” also walked the Carpet, as well as Three Queens.

Reeling2016, the Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival is in its 34th year, and has an incredible line-up of films, events and parties from September 22nd-29th. Theater venues include the historic Music Box Theater, Landmark’s Century Centre Cinema and Chicago Filmmakers.

Click “Next” and “Previous” to scan through the slideshow or jump directly to individual photos with the captioned links below. All photos © Jon Espino for HollywoodChicago.com.

  1. REELING1: Opening Night Marquee, Music Box Theatre Chicago.
  2. REELING2: Bianca Del Rio of ‘Hurricane Bianca,’ Reeling2016 Opening Night Film.
  3. REELING3: Bianca and Director Matt Kugelman of ‘Hurricane Bianca.’
  4. REELING4: Director Carly Usdin and Screenwriter Brittani Nichols of ‘Suicide Kale.’
  5. REELING5: HollywoodChicago.com’s Patrick McDonald, filmmakers of ‘Suicide Kale.’
  6. REELING6: Queens on the Red Carpet! Ms. Pac Man.
  7. REELING7: Queens on the Red Carpet! 1960s Glam.
  8. REELING8: Queens on the Red Carpet! Happy Early Halloween.
  9. REELING9: Bianca Del Rio and Matt Kugelman introduce ‘Hurricane Bianca.’

“Reeling2016,” the 34th edition of Chicago’s LBGTQ+ International Film Festival, runs from September 22nd-29th, 2016. For film, events, venues and ticket information click here.

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Writer, Editorial Coordinator
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2016 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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