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2009 Chicago International Film Festival ‘Best of the Fest’ For Oct. 21, 2009

Chicago International Film Festival

CHICAGO – As the 45th Chicago International Film Festival comes to a close, this year’s award-winning and most popular films are being screened one more time. All of the screenings will be held at the AMC River East 21 theater at 322 E. Illinois St.

Interviews: Winners at the 2009 Chicago International Film Festival

CHICAGO – “Mississippi Damned,” the feature film winner of the Gold Hugo, the top prize at the Chicago International Film Festival, was a labor of passion for producer Morgan R. Stiff and director/writer Tina Mabry.

‘Mississippi Damned,’ ‘Vincere’ Big Winners at 45th Chicago International Film Festival

Mississippi Damned, Winner at the Chicago International Film Festival

CHICAGO – The winners for films in competition at the 45th Chicago International Film Festival were announced in a ceremony on Saturday night at the famed Pump Room at the Ambassador East Hotel. Michael Kutza, Founder and Artistic Director of the Chicago International Film Festival, Mimi Plauche, Head of Programming, and Jesse Berkowitz, Documentary and Short Film Programmer, proudly announced the winners.

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