Film News: William Friedkin, Sarah Polley to Attend 1st Chicago Critics Film Festival

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CHICAGO – The 1st Annual Chicago Critics Film Festival, hosted by the Muvico Rosemont 18 and spearheaded by the Chicago Film Critics Association, was announced today and will take place on April 12-14, 2013. Highlights include a presentation of Sarah Polley’s “Stories We Tell” with the director in attendance, the Chicago premiere of Sundance fave “The Spectacular Now” with Shailene Woodley, and an appearance by William Friedkin, who will introduce a presentation of one of his classic films.

Other highlights of the initial wave of films announced (with more to come) include “The Kings of Summer” (formerly known as “Toy’s House” at Sundance), the inspirational M.S. documentary “When I Walk,” Slamdance hit “The Institute,” “The Dirties,” “I Used to Be Darker,” “Leave Me Like You Love Me,” “I Declare War,” and “Sparks”.

Stay tuned for a lot more news about the festival, including screening announcement and tickets. Also make sure to bookmark Chicago Critics Film Festival for all your updates, ticket sales, schedules, synopses, and breaking news.

HollywoodChicago.com content director Brian Tallerico

By BRIAN TALLERICO
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brian@hollywoodchicago.com

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