Chicago Independent Film (+TV) Festival, Directed by Brent Kado, Running April 28 and 29

The third annual Chicago Independent Film (+TV) Festival, directed by Cinema and Television Arts faculty member Brent Kado, will take place April 28 at the New 400 Theater and April 29 at Loyola's Damen Cinema. Both days begin screenings at 12 p.m.

This year's festival includes 38 filmstwo narrative features, seven documentary features, five television pilots, and 24 short filmsspanning the world. Blueprint for Bronzeville, the story of Housing Bronzeville's fight for affordable home ownership in Chicago's South Side, will launch the festival with its Chicago premiere on Saturday. Sunday's shorts program will begin with We are the Rohingya, which focuses on the Rohingya Culture Center's first anniversary and its founder, Nasir Bin Zakaria. 

Detailed programming can be found here, and tickets can be purchased here—though Columbia students can attend for free with their ID.

Chicago Independent Film (+TV) Festival
April 28
12—11 p.m.
New 400 Theater
6746 N. Sheridan Rd.

Chicago Independent Film (+TV) Festival
April 29
12—9 p.m.
Loyola University’s Damen Cinema at the Damen Student Center
6511 N. Sheridan Rd.