Midwest Film Festival

Podtalk: Cory Grant for ‘Screams From the Tower’ at the Midwest Film Fest

CHICAGO – Happy Pride from the Midwest Film Festival of Chicago, celebrating with a special film event on June 24th, 2024 … writer/director Cory Grant’s “Screams From the Tower.” For tickets and information, click SCREAMS.

Podtalk: Brittani Ward for ‘Single Car Crashes’ at Midwest Film Fest in Milwaukee, May 11, 2024

Midwest Film Fest May 2024

CHICAGO – The Midwest Film Festival of Chicago is on the road this weekend and heading north to Milwaukee to screen writer/director Brittani Ward’s award-winning “Single Car Crashes” at the historic Oriental Theatre on May 11, 2024 (11am). For details and tickets for this road show event, click MFF ROAD TRIP.

Podtalk: NK Gutiérrez of Midwest Film Festival on ‘Impact Shorts Night,’ April 29, 2024

Impact Shorts Night MFF Apr 2024

CHICAGO – The Midwest Film Festival (MFF) presents “Impact Shorts Night” on April 29th, 2024, and a big part of the new programming and direction for the longtime film networking fest is their new Operations Director NK Gutiérrez. For tickets and info, click IMPACT.

Film News: Midwest Film Festival Presents Global Kaleidoscope Night on March 25, 2024

Midwest Film Fest March 2024

CHICAGO – The Midwest Film Festival presents Global Kaleidoscope Night on March 25th, 2024. The short film showcase celebrates a broad spectrum of narratives, perspectives, and identities. The filmmakers … rooted in the Midwest … bring forth stories, personal viewpoints, and emotional journeys that reach far beyond regional boundaries. The Fest is based at the Gene Siskel Film Center. For tickets and info, click GLOBAL.

Film News: Best of the Midwest Short Film Showcase Kicks Off 2024 Fest, Jan. 29, 2024

Midwest Film Fest Jan 2024

CHICAGO – It’s 2024 y’all and what better way to start the new season of the Midwest Film Festival than a short film “Best of the Midwest” (BMA) Showcase. These Award Honorees, announced at the BMAs in November, spotlights the filmmaker diversity that is now the calling card of this once-a-month fest.

Film News: 2023 ‘Best of the Midwest’ Awards on Thursday, Nov. 2

CHICAGO – The first awards show of the season takes off on Thursday, November 2nd, as the BEST OF THE MIDWEST Awards will be presented by the Midwest Film Festival at CineCity Studios in Chicago. Tickets are rapidly selling out, so click on BEST OF THE MIDWEST for the levels of tickets that are available.

Interview: Allison Torem Presents ‘Road Head’ at Midwest Film Festival, August 28, 2023

Midwest Film Fest Aug 2023

CHICAGO – One of the Midwest Film Festival’s greatest strengths is its sense of community. The way they branch out and reach out to all in the Chicago filmmaker/actor/crew collective is without precedent in this evolving cinema city. Monday, August 28th, will feature Women & Gender Non-Conforming Filmmaker Night, and one of the films making its Chicago debut is “Road Head” by Allison Torem.

Podtalk: Jason Miller on Debut Film ‘Ghosts of the Void’

CHICAGO – The debut film is a most exciting Chicago Premiere at the Midwest Film Festival, for writer/director Jason Miller of “Ghosts of the Void.” Click GHOSTS for tickets and more information.

Film News: Analog Night with Cinema-Luz Collective at Midwest Film Festival, June 26, 2023

Analog Night, Midwest FF 2023

CHICAGO – The Midwest Film Festival (MFF), in collaboration with Cinema-Luz Collective, presents Analog Night on Monday, June 26, 2023, showcasing the beauty and craftsmanship of this distinct medium at the Gene Siskel Film Center. As a form of art that is both nostalgic and demanding, analog filmmaking is experiencing a media-wide resurgence. Click ANALOG for tickets and more information.

Podtalk: Sam Mirpoorian & Ian Kibbe on ‘Greener Pastures,’ Midwest Film Fest on April 24th, 2023

Greener Pastures

CHICAGO – The family farm is fast becoming extinct, and the people who continue to try and keep those farms are under tremendous pressure, financially and otherwise. This theme plays out in the documentary “Greener Pastures,” produced by Ian Robertson Kibbe and produced/directed by Sam Mirpoorian.

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