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Film News: Oakton Community College Pop-Up Film Festival Through Dec. 1, 2017

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CHICAGO – There is a cinematic event in Des Plaines, Illinois, that celebrated its 4th year last night with the opening night film Signature Move. The Oakton Community College Pop-Up Film Festival is the brainchild of film professor Michael Glover Smith, who also has a film in the festival entitled “Mercury in Retrograde” (Thursday, November 30th, 2017). The second night film, on November 29th, is “Porto,’ directed by Gabe Klinger. Admission for all the screenings is FREE and open to the public. For complete information regarding the festival, click here.

4th Annual Oakton Community College Pop-Up Film Festival, Nov. 29th-Dec. 1st, 2017
Photo credit: www.Oakton.edu

Rounding out the festival on December 1st will be the closing night “Shorts Film Program: Women in Danger,” which includes “An Atramentous Mind” by Lonnie Edwards and Layne Marie Williams. Each night features Q&A with the directors for each of the films shown.

Oakton Community College presents the 4th Pop-Up Film Festival, through December 1st, 2017, programmed by Michael Glover Smith. It will feature the films “Signature Move,” “Porto,” “Mercury in Retrograde” and the Short Film program, “Women in Danger.” All films will be shown at the Footlik Theatre, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines, Illinois. Admission is Free and open to the public.

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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© 2017 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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