Film Festivals To Include Historic Movie Houses

posted by Ross Melnick on September 10, 2002 at 4:35 pm

CHICAGO, IL — The Chicago International Film Festival kicks off this year on October 4th at the Chicago Theatre where first night filmgoers will be treated to a 20-minute tribute to this year’s honoree, Pierce Brosnan. According to the Chicago Tribune, all other screenings will be held at the Landmark Century Centre Cinema and the Music Box.

The festival continues until October 18th with a closing-night screening of “Frida”, the new Frida Kahlo biopic starring Salma Hayek. For more information, call (312) 332-FILM, or visit the festival’s website.

TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA — Elsewhere, the Toronto International Film Festival is currently underway with screenings at the Uptown and Varsity theaters as well as other area venues. The festival continues until Saturday, September 14th.

(Thanks to Bryan Krefft and Chad Irish.)

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