Feature: Navigation Guide to the 54th Chicago International Film Festival, Oct. 10-21, 2018

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StarIndustry Days

Industry Days
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This recent addition to Festival events has proven to be one of its most popular. Industry Days is a hub for filmmakers and industry professional to connect, share ideas and find inspiration. From October 11th through the 14th, the “Days” highlight current and future trends in the art/industry of movie making. Panels are open to the general public and to Industry Days badge holders. If you’re interested in the business of show business, Industry Days can be a vital participation. For more details, click here.

StarNEW! Virtual Reality Immersive Cinema

VR Immersive Cinema for the First Time at the Chicago International Film Fest
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For the first time, the Chicago International Film Festival will present Virtual Reality Immersive Cinema, where participants become part of the film. With special eyepieces and interactive digital content, the Festival is providing an opportunity for audiences to experience VR Immersive for FREE! For more details, click here.

StarMovies as a Celebration of Life

Film History is Celebrated with ‘A Tribute to Colleen Moore’ on October 21st
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Do you really want to navigate the Festival? Get a bunch of your film fellow travelers and see the films. If your family has immigrant roots in another country – which is virtually every American – then see a reflection of life in that country today by taking in the international selections. Want to discuss films or what you see? The AMC River East will be packed with similarly interested participants. It’s time for the 54th Chicago International Film Festival, it’s time for a celebration.

The Opening Night Film for the 54th Chicago International Film Festival is “Beautiful Boy” on October 10th, 2018, at the AMC River East 21, 322 East Illinois Street, Chicago. The Festival will take place October 10th to October 21st, 2018. Click here for film schedules, information and to purchase tickets.

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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