HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 100+ Tickets Valued at $1,500 to Chicago Critics Film Festival

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CHICAGOExclusive massive Hookup! Nearly $1,500 in free tickets! In the latest HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film with our unique social giveaway technology, we have 100+ movie passes valued at $1,500 up for grabs to the Chicago Critics Film Festival, which runs from April 12 to 14, 2013!

Featuring more than 20 Chicago premieres of award-winning films from Sundance, Cannes and SWSW specifically chosen by the Windy City’s own Chicago Film Critics Association, the 2013 Chicago Critics Film Festival features guest of honor and Oscar winner William Friedkin (“The Exorcist”) and Oscar nominee Sarah Polley (“Take This Waltz”). Nowhere else can you win these tickets! Our lucky HollywoodChicago.com winners will be treated to…

  1. One grand prize: Full weekend pass: All movies and parties! ($100 value)
  2. One second prize: Sunday pass: William Friedkin screening and Q&A, “The Spectacular Now” and more! ($80 value)

  3. One third prize: Saturday pass: “Sparks” with guests, “The Kings of Summer,” “Black Rock” and more! ($80 value)

  4. One fourth prize: Friday pass: “Stories We Tell” with Sarah Polley and more! ($25 value)

  5. Plus, 10 pairs of tickets for these 5 films ($12 value each): “The Artist and the Model,” “The Institute,” “Leave Me Like You Found Me,” “This is Martin Bonner” and “When I Walk”

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To win your free Chicago Critics Film Festival tickets courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just get interactive with our unique Hookup technology below. That’s it! This festival takes place from Friday, April 12 through Sunday, April 14, 2013 at Muvico Rosemont 18. The more social actions you complete, the more points you score and the higher yours odds of winning!

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Deadline: Entries can continue being submitted through Wednesday, April 10, 2013
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The Chicago Film Critics Association (CFCA) is a group of 50+ Chicago-area print, online and broadcast critics that has been celebrating and promoting the art of film for more than 20 years. HollywoodChicago.com has four CFCA-accredited critics on staff: Adam Fendelman, Brian Tallerico, Patrick McDonald and Matt Fagerholm.

The CFCA’s first-annual Chicago Critics Film Festival is a three-day collection of more than 20 features and short films from recent festival favorites and as-yet undistributed works. They will all receive their Chicago premieres at this festival and will cover a wide variety of genres.

This will be the first time a film-critics group has ever hosted its own film festival. One of the film critic’s jobs is to spotlight works that do not have the benefit of costly promotions and that is the idea behind this festival. The CFCA plans to make this the first of an annual series to share films we genuinely love and expose a wider audience to features, documentaries and short films that either do not yet have theatrical distribution or could use an extra push.

Oscar-winning director William Friedkin will make an appearance Sunday evening to sign copies of his newly published memoir “The Friedkin Connection” and participate in a Q&A following a screening of “Sorcerer,” which a long-lost 1970s classic that’s now making a rare appearance.

The inaugural festival will kick off with Oscar-nominated actress and filmmaker Sarah Polley (“Away From Her,” “Take This Waltz”) on hand to present the local premiere of her latest film “Stories We Tell”. For the closing-night spot, the festival is proud to present the Sundance favorite “The Spectacular Now,” which co-stars Golden Globe nominee Shailene Woodley.

Other films include the coming-of-age comedy “The Kings of Summer” (featuring Chicagoan Nick Offerman from television’s “Parks and Recreation”), “I Declare War” (a trippy action/comedy in which a children’s war game is seen exclusively through the eyes of its participants), the Slamdance award winner “The Dirties,” “The Institute” (a documentary about an alternate reality game in which the real and the fictional merge together in unexpected ways) and the romantic drama “Leave Me Like You Found Me” (with director Adele Romanski scheduled to attend).

Also, the fest will feature Emily Hagins’ “Grow Up, Tony Phillips” (with the director in attendance), the thriller “Black Rock” with Kate Bosworth and Katie Aselton, the off-beat superhero tale “Sparks,” the acclaimed French film “The Artist and the Model,” the Sundance award winner “This is Martin Bonner” and the inspirational documentary “When I Walk”. In addition, two programs of short films are scheduled that will feature entries from students at Chicago’s Columbia College.

The event poster for the 2013 Chicago Critics Film Festival
The event poster for the 2013 Chicago Critics Film Festival.
Image credit: Chicago Film Critics Association

This HollywoodChicago.com Hookup is simple! Just get interactive in our unique Hookup technology above. We will award 100+ tickets based on social entry numbers and/or randomly via e-mail for our Chicago Critics Film Festival Hookup.

These HollywoodChicago.com winners will be awarded on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 via e-mail. Our winners will have 24 hours to confirm their attendance via e-mail or your tickets will be released. Tickets will be available at will call at Muvico Rosemont 18 on the day of your award. You must present a photo ID at will call to obtain your free tickets. Good luck!

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