Film News: May 1, 2014 is Opening Night of CIMM Fest 6 in Chicago

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CHICAGO – The Chicago International Movies and Music Festival – CIMM Fest 6 – kicks off on May 1st, 2014, with a fantastic music documentary and music events throughout the night. The CIMM Fest 6 runs throughout the weekend of May 1st-4th, with a complete schedule of movie and music happenings, including a panel appearance on May 3rd by Senior Writer Patrick McDonald and contributor David J. Fowlie.

The Guys Who Wrote ‘Em
‘Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart: The Guys Who Wrote ‘Em’ Kicks Off CIMM Fest 6 on May 1st
Photo credit: CIMM Fest 6

The Festival kicks off with the music documentary “Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart: The Guys Who Wrote ‘Em.” This film chronicles the team who wrote many of the hits for the rock group “The Monkees” in the 1960s, including “Last Train to Clarksville” and “Hey Hey, We’re the Monkees.” The documentary uses their own movies, photos and personal archives to tell this historic rock and roll story. Bobby Hart will be making an appearance at the Logan Theater – 2646 N. Milwaukee, Chicago – for a Q&A after the film. Click here to purchase tickets. In addition, there are events all around Chicago the night of May 1st and throughout the weekend.

On Saturday, May 3rd, Senior Writer Patrick McDonald and contributor David J. Fowlie will participate in a panel entitled “Reaching Critical Mass: Film Critics Facing the Digital Age.” The panel starts at 2pm, at the Collaboraction Theater, 1579 N. Milwaukee, Third Floor. This is a free event, sponsored by Chicago Acting in Film Meetup (CAFM). Click here for more information.

CIMM Fest 6, – the Chicago International Movie & Music Fest –takes place May 1st-4th, 2014, at various locations around Chicago. Click on CIMM Fest 6 for more details. senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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