Category: Film

Locally Produced “Chicago at the Crossroad,” Scores Big Honor at Top Film Fest

Locally Produced  “Chicago at the Crossroad,”  Scores Big Honor at Top Film Fest
The 23rd Annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) has announced their distinctive 2019 lineup of narrative features, documentaries and short films in competition.  “Chicago at the Crossroad,” a film by Schodorf Media Creative, is one of only 5 documentaries set to screen at this prestigious festival, which is ranked 4th in the nation by USA... Read more »

People to Watch in 2019 - 15 Individuals Doing Great Things

People to Watch in 2019 - 15 Individuals Doing Great Things
“Watch – To look at or observe attentively, typically over a period of time…..” Each year I feature people making their mark  in Chicago as well as nationally and internationally.  This year I’m excited about the list as its overflowing with creative thinkers in business, fashion film and TV and just plain fun.  So check... Read more »

Foster Child’s Incredible True Story Offers Inspiration and Hope in ‘A Chance in the World,’

Foster Child’s Incredible True Story Offers Inspiration and Hope in ‘A Chance in the World,’
The Powerful Story Debuts During National Foster Care Month, Including a Live Panel Discussion About Our Country’s Foster Care System with a one night only May 30th screening. Moviegoers nationwide have the unique opportunity to experience former foster child Steve Pemberton’s inspirational true story when “A Chance in the World” makes its world premiere in... Read more »
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LeeAnn Trotter, Nikki Woods, Cynda Williams Headline 220 Publishing’s Annual Book Brunch

LeeAnn Trotter, Nikki Woods, Cynda Williams Headline 220 Publishing’s Annual Book Brunch
  Getting it written is only the beginning; authors have to play a role in promoting their work and their brand, To maintain an edge you must offer something for aspiring authors that other publishing companies do not.  And Saturday at the Book Brunch they will get the chance to see first hand a real... Read more »

DOCUMENTARY EXPOSING CHICAGO YOUTH HOMELESSNESS BEGINS ONE WEEK RUN AT GENE SISKEL FILM CENTER SEPTEMBER 12th

DOCUMENTARY EXPOSING CHICAGO YOUTH HOMELESSNESS BEGINS ONE WEEK RUN AT GENE SISKEL FILM CENTER SEPTEMBER 12th
Kartemquin films has a history of telling compelling stories about the people who sometimes are hidden in our society. They connect with filmmakers who create lasting characters and unforgettable images .  They continue that tradition with the release of “The Homestretch”. The Moving film tells story of 3 Illinois teens among the estimated 54,000 trying... Read more »